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Mount Kineo

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Address: Rockwood, ME
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A tip of a small peninsula rising almost 800 feet and located on the...

A tip of a small peninsula rising almost 800 feet and located on the eastern side of Moosehead Lake.

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Going into the past

When you are waiting for the ferry, you are waiting to go into the past. Upon your arrival there are two hiking trails to the top. A fire tower awaits you to climb. The view is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Catherine H
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Rockwood, Maine
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Rockwood, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you are waiting for the ferry, you are waiting to go into the past. Upon your arrival there are two hiking trails to the top. A fire tower awaits you to climb. The view is unbelievable!! If hiking isn't your thing, you can golf or sit in the club house for lunch. Bring your bathing suit and a picnic... More 

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We adventured over as part of our visit to Misty Morning Cottages; about a mile walk across the ice. The views are spectacular and it is a great spot for enjoying nature. Our pups loved it too! We will definitely go back!

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Thank Jami H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Best view in the state on top of firetower via Indian Trail. Ferry ride over from Rockwood boat launch and pack a lunch. Bring a swimsuit....

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Thank Brian O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We love playing 9 holes (or 18 depending on the day) at Mt Kineo. The hikes are also beautiful. For those with the energy a hike to the top is definitely worth it. The fire tower has an incredible view and on a clear day you can see to Canada. Tip: pack a lunch and go swimming at pebble beach.... More 

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Greenfield, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Rented motor boat and cruised the lake and fished. Got very rough on lake in afternoon, so had to come back early. Great day anyway!

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The water taxi was a lovely ride on smooth water. The operator was very congenial & informative about the area & amenities available to those of us not hiking. My husband climbed to the fire tower at some points on all fours. For a 75 year old , he thought it was just a mild challenge. While I sat on... More 

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Boston, Ma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is one of my favorite hikes in the Moosehead Lake region. It has stellar views and its a perfect length. I suggest taking Indian Trail up and Bridle down. The Indian Trail, although steep at first, is only .5 miles before it joins the less challenges Bridle trail. At the summit, you must take a trip to the top... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Mount Kineo is a must do if you are visiting the Moosehead Lake region. Catch a water taxi out to it. The hike is relatively easy for most. A fire tower at the peak has the most amazing panoramic views. Take walk over to pebble beach so you can take in the cliff face.

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Manheim, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

My husband and I don't do much hiking anymore so this was quite a workout for us. But we took our time and made it to the summit. This was worth it all. The views are awesome.Worth every huff and puff

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We got a private tour of the mountain by a pontoon boat. What a majestic view. The rock formations carved by the retreating glaciers have designed art. Only eyesore is a golf course at the base

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