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Appalachian Trail: Jo-Mary Road to Mount Katahdin

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Distance: 52.9 miles


This 53.2-mile section is wild and remote, stringing together the 100-Mile Wilderness to Mount Katahdin, the highest point in Maine and the northern-most point on the Appalachian Trail.
  • Mud Pond
  • Privy
  • Potaywadjo Spring
  • Pemadumcook Lake
  • Views across Pemadumcook Lake in Maine
  • Views
  • Views of Katahdin
  • Views of Katahdin
  • Mount Katahdin in Baxter State Park
  • Waterfall
  • Katahdin Stream
  • Hunts Peak
  • Jeff Chow on Mount Katahdin
  • Mount Katahdin Summit

Shelters: Potaywadjo Spring Lean-to; sleeps 8. Wadleigh Stream Lean-to; sleeps 6. Rainbow Stream Lean-to; sleeps 6. Hurd Brook Lean-to; sleeps 6.

TO TRAILHEAD: Start: From Millinocket, ME, take ME 11 south 15.5 miles to Jo Mary Lake Rd. Turn right and take Jo Mary Lake Rd. 11.6 miles to trailhead.

End: From Millinocket, ME, take Bates St. north (Bates turns into Millinocket Rd. and Golden Rd.) 12.6 miles. Bear right onto Debsconeag Rd. for .4 mile, then turn right onto Baxter Park Rd. Turn left on Park Tote Rd. and drive 8 miles to trailhead in Katahdin Stream Campground parking lot.

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"Jersey" Mike
Oct 24, 2013

Did this hike August of 2012. Rainbow Ledges were fantastic, that was until reaching the summit of Katahdin

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