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Appalachian Trail: Mount Katahdin

Big climb. Big crowds. Bigger reward. This classic 9.8-mile route climbs the tallest peak in Maine, a hiking high point in every sense.

Rating

Mapped by Jeff Chow

To Trailhead

I-95 N to ME 157 W to Millinocket; follow signs to Baxter SP. In 18 mi., bear R to Togue Pond and park's S entrance. Turn L onto Perimeter Rd.; Katahdin Stream Campground is in 8.2 mi. (arrive early, limited parking).

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