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  • Wet
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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
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #410
      State Ranking
      #1
      Trails
      24
      Total Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      1,013 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      203 ft
      Total Vertical
      90 ft
      Reports
      64
      Photos
      51
      Ridden Counter
      198

      Photos of Swans Trails at Perch Pond Mountain Bike

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      Jun 3, 2018 @ 4:35am
      Jun 3, 2018
      North Trail Ext, Old Town
      trail: 100 Acre Wood
      1 |
      Jun 2, 2018 @ 7:51am
      Jun 2, 2018
      100 Acre Wood, Old Town
      trail: 100 Acre Wood
      1 |
      Jun 2, 2018 @ 7:48am
      Jun 2, 2018
      100 Acre Wood, Old Town
      1 |
      Jun 2, 2018 @ 7:41am
      Jun 2, 2018
      North Trail Ext, Old Town
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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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      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
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1566146VonkrausaddridelogJun 22, 2018 ride log
      Jun 24, 2018 @ 4:32am
      1 days
      user #1382379SkifreenowaddreportGrassy road and 4 more
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 10:50am
      Jun 10, 2018
      user #1382379SkifreenowaddridelogJun 9, 2018 ride log
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 6:30am
      Jun 10, 2018
      user #1382379SkifreenowaddridelogJun 7, 2018 ride log
      Jun 7, 2018 @ 4:51pm
      Jun 7, 2018
      user #1480949BCFTrailgnomeaddridelogJun 6, 2018 ride log
      Jun 6, 2018 @ 1:05pm
      Jun 6, 2018
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