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      Swan Trails, named for Rick Swan, are designed on 100s of acres including the shores of a beautiful Maine pond. Weather you are a novice or expert you can find trails to challenge your ability. There are beautiful views along the 3/4 mile trail that runs along the waters edge .Dogs are welcome, there is a lot of wild life in the area. Moose, porkipine, deer, pheasant, rabbits and many others are common. Swans Trails have rocks and roots and dry quickly after rains.
      Rick Swan was an extrodinary athlete and trail builder, most of the areas around Orono, Old Town and Bangor Maine he help build and design. The trails at Swans were designed and built by Rick. This trail system exhibits his understanding of nature and his respect for the environment. Here at Swans Trails Rick has left his mark in central Maine leaving an extraordinary trail system for all to enjoy.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Swan's, Rick Swan, Perch Pond Recreational Trails
      Land Status: Managed by Local Riding Association
      Parking Kirkland Road Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Parking Area on Kirkland Rd
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 1
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      • 12
      • 6
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 17, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      25
      Trails Mountain Bike
      25
      Trails E-Bike
      25
      Trails Hike
      25
      Trails Trail Running
      25
      Total Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      1,019 ft
      Total Vertical
      95 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      203 ft
      Reports
      109
      Photos
      64
      Ridden Counter
      902

      Photos of Swans Trails at Perch Pond Mountain Bike

      trail: Bo's Run
      35 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:30am
      Nov 22, 2020
      trail: Bo's Run
      16 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:30am
      Nov 22, 2020
      trail: Bo's Run
      15 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:29am
      Nov 22, 2020
      trail: Bo's Run
      12 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:28am
      Nov 22, 2020
      trail: Bo's Run
      22 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:27am
      Nov 22, 2020
      trail: Bo's Run
      10 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:27am
      Nov 22, 2020
      trail: Bo's Run
      6 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:26am
      Nov 22, 2020
      trail: 100 Acre Wood
      54 |
      May 27, 2019 @ 7:41am
      May 27, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Upper Shore
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 5:21pm
      Jun 13, 2021
      IdealFatToddThe Upper Shore Trail was cleaned up in...
      Ladies First
      Jan 16, 2021 @ 8:41am
      Jan 16, 2021
      Snow Packeddanloranger
      Poplar St. Access
      Jan 16, 2021 @ 7:12am
      Jan 16, 2021
      Snow PackeddanlorangerIt was great before the rain
      Dumbos Ext
      Jan 16, 2021 @ 7:12am
      Jan 16, 2021
      Snow PackeddanlorangerSo good! Packed and firm... hopefully...
      Wild Kingdom
      Jan 16, 2021 @ 7:12am
      Jan 16, 2021
      Snow PackeddanlorangerReally good... hard packed. Rain was...
      Bo's Run
      Sep 2, 2020 @ 4:27am
      Sep 2, 2020
      DryAmyAndSome overgrown ferns in some areas - but...
      Al Kimball Alleyway
      Sep 2, 2020 @ 4:23am
      Sep 2, 2020
      DryAmyAnd
      Shore
      Aug 30, 2020 @ 1:07pm
      Aug 30, 2020
      Variable19dandersonTheres a massive tree down Before 9 to 5....
      Long Way Home
      Jan 28, 2020 @ 4:43pm
      Jan 28, 2020
      Snow PackedschlockinzIcy in spots, some foot prints in other...
      Dumbo's Delimma
      Jan 28, 2020 @ 4:41pm
      Jan 28, 2020
      Snow CoveredschlockinzPacked by snowshoers, not much bike...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2338462Hermana1riddentrailGrassy road and 2 more
      Jul 6, 2021 @ 9:29am
      Jul 6, 2021
      user #1450413FatToddaddreportUpper Shore
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 5:40pm
      Jun 13, 2021
      user #2410211julianwigginsriddentrailBailout trail
      Apr 30, 2021 @ 5:08pm
      Apr 30, 2021
      user #1640079danlorangeraddreportPoplar St. Access and 2 more
      Jan 17, 2021 @ 9:39am
      Jan 17, 2021
      user #1640079danlorangeraddreportDumbos Ext and 2 more
      Jan 16, 2021 @ 12:18pm
      Jan 16, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1382379SkifreenowtrailNorth Trail ExtAn old school pounding trail. It is right out...
      Oct 4, 2017 @ 4:02pm
      Oct 4, 2017
      user #1382379Skifreenowtrail100 Acre WoodThis is not Winni-the-Pooh’s jaunt thru the...
      Oct 4, 2017 @ 3:59pm
      Oct 4, 2017
      user #1382379SkifreenowtrailDumbo's SolutionThis trail kicks my butt every time I ride it...
      Oct 4, 2017 @ 3:54pm
      Oct 4, 2017

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Newman & Bangor Hill 6 5 84.3 km
      University of Maine 35 km
      Orono Land Trust 6 13 15.7 km
      University Maine Orono 4 20 1 15.9 km
      The Bog - Walden-Parke Preserve 3 12 16 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2514 miles1,020 ft5 miles95 ft
      #1,740#914641092849
      E-Bike2514 miles1,020 ft5 miles95 ft
      #500#15493
      Hike2514 miles1,020 ft5 miles95 ft
      #1,343#80910942
      Trail Running2514 miles1,020 ft5 miles95 ft
      #1,349#808109
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