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Spruce Mountain (East Peak)
Rockport, ME

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Spruce Mountain Trail on the summit with Ragged Mountain in the background.
The Spruce Mountain Trail on the summit with Ragged Mountain in the background.

Route: Spruce Mountain Trail

Trail was mostly dry. Nice directional views from the ledgy east peak (main summit does not have a trail). Pretty quick hike and easy going, except for slight friction scramble near the top. Could have decent blueberries in a good year.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Ragged Mountain
Length: Easy
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Moderate


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Sunday, August 26, 2018
Parking Elevation: 420'
Destination: Spruce Mountain - East Peak
Time Elapsed: 00:10
Trailhead Elevation: 420'
Summit Elevation: 835'
Distance: 0.6 mile
Vertical Gain: 415'
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:29
Hike Distance: 1.2 miles
Hike Vertical Gain: 415'


The Spruce Mountain Trail trailhead off Route 17
The Spruce Mountain Trail trailhead off Route 17

Looking northwest from the East Peak of Spruce Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking northwest from the East Peak of Spruce Mountain

Directions to trailhead: From Rockland, take Route 17 north past Mirror Lake. The Georges Highland Path trailhead and parking lot will be on the right soon thereafter. The Spruce Mountain Trail trailhead is across the highway.



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