Appalachian Trail, Northern Maine

Augusta, ME 04332

Walk from the campground back to the A.T. and follow it north for 0.5 mile.  You will be skirting the north for 0.5 mile, the A.T. turns sharply left.  Continue along the shore of Daicey Pond now following the Grassy Pond Trail, which is marked by blue blazes. At 1.3 miles, the Grassy Pond Trail turns away from the shore of the pond to follow an old tote road. Almost 2 miles after leaving the campground, a side trail leads 0.1 mile to the south end of Grassy Pond Pass the outlet of Grasy Pond and continue through a swamp on bog bridges.  At mile 2.2 reach the park's perimeter road, which is about 0.1 mile from Katahdin Stream Campground.  Turn left and follow the A.T. for another 0.5 mile, heading away from the perimeter road.  Here, the Trail skirts Tracy Pond with fine views of the Doubletop Mountains.  In another 0.1 mile you will skirt the shore of Elbow Pond and cross its outlet. From the outlet, hike another 0.5 mile to the junction with the Grassy Pond Trail. Follow the white blazes around the north shore of the pond and return to Daicey Pond Campground.

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