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Tumbledown Mountain

Byron Road, Weld, ME
+1 207-778-8231
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Big Hike Huge Views

Summer time swim in the high Alpine Pond, picnic above treeline on a craggy overlook. Multiple... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Todd P
Rumford, Maine
Brook trail with toddlers and infant

Our family hiked the Brook Trail to the summit with two toddlers five and three years old and an... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Carrie N
Portland, Maine
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Byron Road, Weld, ME
+1 207-778-8231
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Summer time swim in the high Alpine Pond, picnic above treeline on a craggy overlook. Multiple trail options make this a repeat adventure that can include several other peaks.

Thank Todd P
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Our family hiked the Brook Trail to the summit with two toddlers five and three years old and an infant 6 months old. Some tips, bring a hiking backpack if hiking with children. We had an Osprey rigid hiking pack for the infant and a...More

1  Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My family has been vacationing in Weld and Wilton, Maine for over 10 years. This is one hike we look forward to each year. I am writing this review from this year's vacation in Maine and we are hiking Tumbledown today! We hike to Brook...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent views. Many options to climb. I prefer to go up Little Jackson Mountain next door and then hike down to the alpine lake for a refreshing swim.

1  Thank Ethan B
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

What a great hike. This is an intermediate hike good for families with slightly older energetic kids. Not good for babies or toddlers. We hiked for over 4 hours so try to start early or at least by noon. The view at the top was...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife grew up visiting Weld and always wanted to see the lake that was on top of the mountain. After looking and reading about each of the trails, we decided on the Brook Trail as it's the most direct. The first 2/3s of the...More

Thank bogblogger
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We took the brook trail to summit which is the quickest way to the top, the last quater mile was tough but we'll worth the hike. Spectacular views and the pond was beautiful! Approximately 3 1/2 hours out and back. One of my favorite hikes.

Thank mainebeefman
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Some trails are moderate. Some are challenging. There's a lake at the top to enjoy. Connects with Little Jackson Mountain. Nice view of the western mountain range. Most photographed mountain in the area!

Thank DavidL40950
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The most difficult 5 hour hike I've ever done, and a little scary looking down when you're climbing up the waterfall before Fat Man's Misery, but I'm SO glad we took the time to do this hike! It was incredibly rewarding, and we even went...More

2  Thank Briana A
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Took the easiest trail, the brook trail, several miles in from paved road. The last several road miles are rough, glad we left the delicate Prius at home. It's nearly two miles up to the lookout, where we ended our hike, by a lovely pond,...More

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