Appalachian Trail: East Flagstaff Road to US 201

Weave through old-growth stands of white pine and spruce on this 19.3- mile hike that tours four ponds and ends with a wet crossing of the Kennebec River.
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Weave through old-growth stands of white pine and spruce on this 19.3- mile hike that tours four ponds and ends with a wet crossing of the Kennebec River.

Shelters: West Carry Pond Lean-to; sleeps 8. Pierce Pond Lean-to: sleeps 6; privy.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 31.2

Waypoints

WPT012

Location: 45.2402648925781, -70.0382308959961

Trail to pierce pond stream falls .1 mi.

WPT005

Location: 45.239616394043, -70.0530853271484

Waterfalls to the E

WPT010

Location: 45.2405815124512, -70.0388336181641

waterfalls

WPT003

Location: 45.2400016784668, -70.0547027587891

Blue-blaze to brook; water and harrison's camp

WPT022

Location: 45.1584129333496, -70.0998611450195

Trail to lean-to

WPT006

Location: 45.1761817932129, -70.0763320922852

Arnold Swamp

WPT011

Location: 45.1833839416504, -70.0615844726562

Gravel road

WPT015

Location: 45.1345481872559, -70.1676330566406

Lake inlet Bog Brook

WPT017

Location: 45.2078514099121, -70.0691833496094

AT turns W briefly on blue-blazed trail

WPT010

Location: 45.1784324645996, -70.0725021362305

AT turns W into woods

WPT012

Location: 45.1348152160644, -70.17236328125

East Flagstaff Road

WPT014

Location: 45.241584777832, -70.0293655395508

Small falls; stream

WPT007

Location: 45.177848815918, -70.0736999511719

AT turns E on East Carry Road

WPT016

Location: 45.2419013977051, -70.0274963378906

Three pole bridge 10 feet above stream

WPT003

Location: 45.1659507751465, -70.0971527099609

Trail to Arnold Point

WPT018

Location: 45.1558494567871, -70.1544647216797

Long Falls Dam Road 2000 mi painted in middle 9263

WPT004

Location: 45.2403831481934, -70.0542678833008

AT over wood dam to Pierce Pond

WPT018

Location: 45.2105484008789, -70.0708312988281

North Branch

WPT019

Location: 45.1561012268066, -70.1535491943359

Jerome brook

WPT023

Location: 45.158016204834, -70.0998306274414

West Carry Pond Lean-to

WPT009

Location: 45.2389984130859, -70.046516418457

Dirt road

WPT017

Location: 45.1383323669434, -70.1684341430664

Lake Flagstaff (access)

WPT013

Location: 45.1343154907227, -70.1707992553711

back in woods

WPT020

Location: 45.2396507263184, -70.0558853149414

trail to Pierce Pond Lean-to

WPT016

Location: 45.2057495117188, -70.0730133056641

Swamp

WPT008

Location: 45.1768836975098, -70.07373046875

Sandy Stream

WPT016

Location: 45.1362648010254, -70.1685485839844

Houses to the west

WPT017

Location: 45.2355651855469, -70.0023651123047

Kennebec River South Shore, The official route of the AT across the Kennebec River is using the canoe services of Steve the Ferryman. This river rises and falls rapidly due to the release of water from the dam upstream. Three crows are known to hang around south of this point

WPT012

Location: 45.1841850280762, -70.0593032836914

Swamp

WPT004

Location: 45.1661491394043, -70.0973663330078

Great swimming spot

WPT015

Location: 45.2033500671387, -70.0727996826172

Main Logging Road

WPT006

Location: 45.2388343811035, -70.0511474609375

Trail to harrison's camps and water .1 mi.

ZZZ019

Location: 45.2381324768066, -69.9965362548828

US 201; parking. AT continues at end of parking lot. Turn R for Caratunk Post Office (.4 mi. one-way)

WPT019

Location: 45.2147064208984, -70.0709533691406

Water source

WPT008

Location: 45.2378845214844, -70.0512161254883

blue blaze back to lean-to

WPT018

Location: 45.2363319396973, -70.0003662109375

Kennebec River North Shore, AT turns W following bank

WPT013

Location: 45.2408485412598, -70.0367202758789

Trail to waterfalls

WPT021

Location: 45.2402496337891, -70.0555191040039

Pierce Pond Lean-to

WPT002

Location: 45.158317565918, -70.0995025634766

AT follows the Arnold Trail where Benedict Arnold marched his army to fight in Quebec

WPT009

Location: 45.1783676147461, -70.0731353759766

Small stream

WPT005

Location: 45.1768493652344, -70.07373046875

AT turns W on Lane Pond Road (dirt)

WPT021

Location: 45.160816192627, -70.1373672485352

Small stream

WPT001

Location: 45.1579818725586, -70.0997009277344

West Carry Pond Lean-to, Water source is a choice btwn the pond and a very low housed spring.

WPT014

Location: 45.1857986450195, -70.0571136474609

East Carry Pond with sandy beach and great swimming. AT skirts shore of pond for a short distance

WPT007

Location: 45.2375831604004, -70.0506973266602

Harrison's camps

WPT014

Location: 45.1344680786133, -70.1691513061524

Bog Brook road

WPT015

Location: 45.2416000366211, -70.0279846191406

Scenic Streamside Trail .3 mi.

DSCF9252

Location: 45.1384162902832, -70.1684494018555

DSCF9265

Location: 45.1858329772949, -70.0571136474609

DSCF9286

Location: 45.1665687561035, -70.0867385864258

DSCF9263

Location: 45.1556510925293, -70.1549301147461

DSCF9321

Location: 45.2416839599609, -70.0277633666992