Appalachian Trail: US 201 to Moxie Pond Road

A popular dayhike, this 10.9-miler traces the banks of Holly Brook, skirts the edge of a scenic pond, and reveals panoramic views from the top of Pleasant Pond Mountain.
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A popular dayhike, this 10.9-miler traces the banks of Holly Brook, skirts the edge of a scenic pond, and reveals panoramic views from the top of Pleasant Pond Mountain.

Shelters: Pleasant Pond Lean-to; sleeps 6.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 17.7

Waypoints

WPT005

Location: 45.2720336914062, -69.8957824707031

Pleasant Pond Mountain

WPT004

Location: 45.2644996643066, -69.9668350219726

Cross Holly Brook

WPT013

Location: 45.2711334228516, -69.9165649414062

Pleasant Pond Lean-to: Only 100 yds. from the banks of Pleasant Pond where good swimming is available. Unlike many Maine ponds, this one has houses surrounding the banks

WPT003

Location: 45.2605667114258, -69.9755325317383

AT follows Holly Brook

WPT002

Location: 45.2539825439453, -69.9830322265625

Intersecting Trail

WPT007

Location: 45.2706489562988, -69.9526138305664

Small stream

WPT010

Location: 45.272533416748, -69.9242324829102

Boise-Cascade Logging Rd.

WPT006

Location: 45.2707176208496, -69.9571685791016

Cross stream

WPT007

Location: 45.2596168518066, -69.8690185546875

30-foot rock wall to the W

WPT006

Location: 45.2717514038086, -69.8945465087891

View to the NNE

WPT003

Location: 45.271484375, -69.9143295288086

Trail to Pleasant Pond .2 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)

WPT010

Location: 45.2532806396484, -69.8315124511719

Powerline

WPT012

Location: 45.2720680236816, -69.9165649414062

Trail to Pleasant Pond Lean-to

WPT009

Location: 45.2750511169434, -69.9377975463867

Holly Brook

WPT011

Location: 45.2731018066406, -69.9220809936524

Jeep road

WPT009

Location: 45.2530326843262, -69.8333511352539

Swamp East

WPT008

Location: 45.2739677429199, -69.945182800293

Hangtown Road

WPT008

Location: 45.2532157897949, -69.8358535766602

Beaver dam, small stream

WPT011

Location: 45.2526359558106, -69.8299789428711

Moxie Pond Rd

DSCF9355

Location: 45.2621841430664, -69.8742141723633