Moderately easy hike in the northern section of Baxter State Park in Maine
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Horse Mountain is the first trail head you'll find after entering Baxter State Park through its north entrance.
The trail is relatively easy and gradually ascends for 1.2 miles to a junction where you can go straight for another 0.3 miles to the peak of Horse Mountain or take a left and hike 0.3 miles to the East Spur Overlook.
For more info about this hike, please visit my blog: <a href="http://www.ericsturgeon.com/blog/horse-mountain-trail-baxter-state-park-north/">Horse Mountain Trail Guide - Eric's Maine Life</a>