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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
      Land Status: Managed by Local Riding Association
      Parking Bos Run Entance google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Parking Area on Kirkland Rd
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 3, 2022
      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 Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      546 ft
      Total Vertical
      92 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      203 ft
      Reports
      118
      Photos
      67
      Ridden Counter
      1,109

      Photos of Swans Trails at Perch Pond Mountain Bike

      trail: Long Way Home
      33 |
      Jan 28, 2022 @ 2:34pm
      Jan 28, 2022
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      Jan 28, 2022 @ 2:34pm
      Jan 28, 2022
      trail: Long Way Home
      46 |
      Jan 28, 2022 @ 2:34pm
      Jan 28, 2022
      trail: Bo's Run
      56 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:30am
      Nov 22, 2020
      trail: Bo's Run
      25 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:30am
      Nov 22, 2020
      trail: Bo's Run
      28 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:29am
      Nov 22, 2020
      trail: Bo's Run
      20 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:28am
      Nov 22, 2020
      trail: Bo's Run
      36 |
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 7:27am
      Nov 22, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Twitch
      Sep 3, 2022 @ 5:21pm
      Sep 3, 2022
      Dryroooooootsbtmspox
      North Trail Ext
      Sep 3, 2022 @ 5:21pm
      Sep 3, 2022
      Drybtmspox
      North Trail
      Jan 28, 2022 @ 11:00am
      Jan 28, 2022
      Snow Groomedmblachet
      Dumbos Delimma
      Jan 28, 2022 @ 11:00am
      Jan 28, 2022
      Snow Groomedmblachet
      Dumbo's Solution
      Jan 28, 2022 @ 11:00am
      Jan 28, 2022
      Snow Groomedmblachet
      Shore
      Jan 28, 2022 @ 11:00am
      Jan 28, 2022
      Snow Coveredonly rode a small section, had not been...mblachet
      Uncle Buzz
      Jan 28, 2022 @ 11:00am
      Jan 28, 2022
      Snow Groomedmblachet
      Long Way Home
      Jan 28, 2022 @ 11:00am
      Jan 28, 2022
      Snow Groomedawesome trail, well ridden, lots of fun!!!!mblachet
      Upper Shore
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 5:21pm
      Jun 13, 2021
      IdealThe Upper Shore Trail was cleaned up in...FatTodd
      Ladies First
      Jan 16, 2021 @ 8:41am
      Jan 16, 2021
      Snow Packeddanloranger

      Activity Feed

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      user #496108NEMBAbillupdateregionSwans Trails at Perch Pond
      Nov 11, 2022 @ 3:23pm
      Nov 11, 2022
      user #1843527btmspoxaddreportNorth Trail Ext and 1 more
      Sep 3, 2022 @ 5:21pm
      Sep 3, 2022
      user #1997590Joegall00wishlistroutePR NEMBA Spring Opener Ride "Swan's Trails"
      Aug 25, 2022 @ 9:05pm
      Aug 25, 2022
      user #3106845Derek555wishlistroutePR NEMBA Spring Opener Ride "Swan's Trails"
      Jul 15, 2022 @ 5:34am
      Jul 15, 2022
      user #2681670DerylgagewishlistregionSwans Trails at Perch Pond
      May 31, 2022 @ 4:05pm
      May 31, 2022

      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 3 95 km
      Orono Land Trust 6 13 15.7 km
      University Maine Orono 4 20 1 15.9 km
      The Bog - Walden-Parke Preserve 3 10 16 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2514 miles545 ft5 miles92 ft
      #2,132#1,131671182884
      E-Bike2514 miles545 ft5 miles92 ft
      #712#2261021
      Hike2514 miles545 ft5 miles92 ft
      #1,656#99411850
      Trail Running2514 miles545 ft5 miles92 ft
      #1,657#9921181
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