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Address: Bethel, ME
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A popular and scenic walking/hiking trail.

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Great hike in any season

Trails are well marked. You can choose to hike up either side to a lookout or do the full loop to both lookouts. Left branch a bit steeper so might be best for the climb up if... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
jbbarker1141
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Bethel, Maine
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Bethel, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Trails are well marked. You can choose to hike up either side to a lookout or do the full loop to both lookouts. Left branch a bit steeper so might be best for the climb up if doing the full loop. Trail is great for hiking or a snowshoes hike in winter.

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Currie, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

There are two approaches to Mt. Will. We took the South trail, which begins off Route 2 not far after the transfer station. It was an easy to moderate hike with some steeper sections. The higher you get the better the views. You are rewarded when you reach the peak with stunning views overlooking the Androscoggin Valley and the village... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Heading up from the parking lot, we took the left fork in the trail and were a bit surprised by the steep terrain and tough footing as we approached the crest . The terrain changed markedly about . 5 mile into the hike. In looked as if there had been recent (we were there in Oct '16) timbering in some... More 

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Hanover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

YOu have two paths to take. We took North Summit which was about .9 mile. It was great first real mountain hike for daughter. We thought we were lost, supposed to follow blue markers, so headed back down, but it took us on the loop to the southern side of the mountain! Absolutely wonderful. They say it is a 3... More 

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Bowdoinham, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Listed as moderate difficulty in various websites, this hike is true to form. A moderately difficult climb took us about a quarter of the way around a 3 mile loop trail (at least 3 hours of hiking with some fairly steep climbs) and to a lovely view over the town of Newry and the Androscoggin River. At that point we... More 

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Our second home is close by, so have hiked several times. Varied terrain, with great views from the cliffs at the summit. Intermediate.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

This is a great little hike. It has a ledge at the top where you can have a picnic. This hike is only about an hour to two hours. Depending on how long you rest at the top. But any time in nature is better than no time in nature.

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Berlin, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

My wife and I had the pleasure of having our daughter up to Maine from NYC for a weekend and we hiked here in the early fall on a warm Indian Summer day. Well a thunderhead approached from the other side of the mountain and when we neared the summit it started pouring but it quickly blew by leaving a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

This is a great 2 hour reasonably challenging hike offering tremendous views. The trail is well marked and the parking is available at the start

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

The Mount Will Trail can be reached by taking Route 2 east of Bethel Village. The trail is on the left side and is across the street from the Bethel Recycle and Transfer Station, on your right side. There is only a small sign, at the entrance to the parking lot, marking the Mount Will Trail so watch for it... More 

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