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Flying Mountain Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (10)

An easy rock step trail leading to a quiet and peaceful outlook.


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Map Key

0.9

Miles

1.5

KM

Point to Point

266' 81 m

High

30' 9 m

Low

237' 72 m

Up

250' 76 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

31%

Max Grade (17°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · Views

Family Friendly Stone steps help with navigating the moderate incline.

Description

From the parking lot, you'll see two trailheads; Flying Mountain is the closest to the road. This trail has a number of stone steps right from the start, making it fairly easy to find. The short trail takes you to a beautiful overlook of a small town and waterways. To the east, you'll be overlooking Somes Sound and Northeast Harbor. Enjoy the scenic views, as many of the other trails look the opposite direction!

Most of your journey will take you under fairly dense tree cover, which provides shade in the summer months and a colorful hike in the fall. All of those trees also mean that there are plenty of roots, so keep an eye out for them.

Don't forget to find the 1934 Reference Marker before heading back down to your vehicle!

Contacts

Shared By:

Chevon Powell

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  4.0 from 10 votes

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#133

in Maine

#9,488

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Photos

View from Flying Mountain overlook
Aug 14, 2019 near Tremont, ME
View from Flying Mountain overlook
Aug 14, 2019 near Tremont, ME
Flying Mountain Summit Marker
Aug 14, 2019 near Tremont, ME
On Flying Mountain.
Apr 15, 2016 near Tremont, ME
Dog Mountain cliff from Valley Cove beach area
Aug 14, 2019 near Tremont, ME
Marker at the overview.
Feb 2, 2016 near Tremont, ME

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