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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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
      Parking Bos Run Entance google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Parking Area on Kirkland Rd
      Region Details
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      Open on Jan 15, 2019
      Local Trail Association
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      PRNEMBA
      (pr.nemba.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #559
      State Ranking
      #1
      Trails (view details)
      24
      Trails Mountain Bike
      24
      Trails Hike
      24
      Trails Trail Running
      24
      Total Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      1,013 ft
      Total Vertical
      90 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      203 ft
      Reports
      81
      Photos
      55
      Ridden Counter
      385

      Photos of Swans Trails at Perch Pond Mountain Bike

      trail: North Trail
      3 |
      Dec 30, 2018 @ 1:00pm
      Dec 30, 2018
      North Trail, Old Town
      trail: Upper Shore
      33 |
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 7:41pm
      Jul 20, 2018
      Upper Shore, My City
      trail: Upper Shore
      6 |
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 7:39pm
      Jul 20, 2018
      Upper Shore, My City
      trail: Upper Shore
      2 |
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 7:39pm
      Jul 20, 2018
      Upper Shore, My City
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      Mountain Bike Routes

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      Rick Swan’s Trails at Perch Pond Tour
      9 miles

      Recent Comments

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      Recent Activity

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