Great Circle Trail celebration at Nahmakanta Public Land

Please join the Bureau of Parks and Lands at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25 for the grand opening of the Great Circle Trail at Nahmakanta Public Reserved Land located in the heart of the Katahdin region. This new 30-mile hiking trail loop connects the Turtle Ridge Loop, Debsconeag Loop trail, and the Appalachian Trail into one large network that encompasses a large portion of the Nahmakanta Unit. The trail can be hiked in bite-sized sections or as a multi-day adventure utilizing eight remote campsites accessed by the trail.

Celebration details: Meet at the new Katahdin View Trailhead (45.694686, 69.170821) on the Penobscot Pond Road on the Nahmakanta Unit. Participate in a guided hike explaining the unique cultural and natural history of Nahmakanta Public Land given by BPL staff.

Please RSVP by calling the Bangor office at 207-941-4412 so that we can send you detailed directions and plan for the refreshments and guided hikes. Rain or shine, no rain date.

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