5 miles
Distance
380 ft
Climb
-560 ft
Descent
1,600 ft
High Point

Dwelley Pond Details

  • Riding area
    Baxter State Park
    Millinocket, Maine
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Dwelley Pond is a nice cross country loop or out and back ride towards the North end of the park.

The trailbed is old road that is slowly being reclaimed by the woods. Towards the West side (the Dwelley Pond trailhead), the trail is a much nicer singletrack. To the North it is a mix of bushwacking double track. As such it rides very nicely as a loop clockwise from the North end, returning via the Tote Road.

At Dwelley Pond there is a shelter with a picnic table and an outhouse, but with as remote and under traveled the North end of the park is, I would not depend on the outhouse to be well stocked.

The trail is a bit lacking in views and isn't very difficult, but is a fantastic option for a fall ride to break up a series of hikes, especially as the colors are changing.

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More Stats for Dwelley Pond mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -179 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,198 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,536 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,356 ft
  • Grade
    -0.649%
  • Grade max
    -16.101%
  • Grade min
    8.784%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    730 ft
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Dwelley Pond Trail Reports

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Oct 8, 2017 @ 11:21am
Oct 8, 2017
The North end of the trail is a little overgrown, but the East side between the Tote Road and Dwelley Pond is a nice single track tread with only...
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