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Bald Rock Mountain
Camden, ME

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Bald Rock Mountain Trail
The Bald Rock Mountain Trail

Route: Ski Lodge Trail, Bald Rock Mountain Trail

Ski Lodge Trail was basically a gated dirt road - smooth sailing.

Bald Rock Mountain Trail was basically an old road - a few rooty areas, as well as some rock stairs, but pretty gradual.

Superb ocean views from the summit ledge. Map Adventures map suggested there were two views from the top, but I didn't find the one that appears to be toward the west.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Bald Rock Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Easy
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, June 9, 2012
Parking Elevation: 260'
Destination: Bald Rock Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:32
Trailhead Elevation: 260'
Summit Elevation: 1,100'
Distance: 2 miles
Vertical Gain: 840'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:03
Hike Vertical Gain: 840'


The Ski Lodge Trail trailhead
The Ski Lodge Trail trailhead

Looking toward Mt. Desert Island from Bald Rock Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking toward Mt. Desert Island from Bald Rock Mountain

Directions to trailhead: From Route 52 in Camden, take Youngtown Road east. The Ski Lodge Trail fee parking area ($3 in 2012) is on the right, just before the Route 173 junction.



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