Length: 3 mi (4.8 km)
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +255/160 ft
Total: 32 riders
Mountain Biking Breakneck Pond Trail
#25 of 92 mountain bike trails in Maine
#2874 in the world
Basically the only trail on the entire island of Mt. Desert that MTB'ing is allowed on. Can be either a shuttled scorching downhill, or an out and back climb and descent (start at Hull's Cove General Store for the out and back).
This descent will take you past Upper and Lower Breakneck ponds, it can be wet and may require a crossing or two of creeks.
You come out on a jeep trail, which then becomes Breakneck Rd. Follow the road down to Hull's Cove General Store for a tasty ice cold beverage!
Before you go
- No Drinking water
- No E-bikes permitted
- No Fat biking allowed in winter
- No Fee required
- No Lift service
- No Night riding allowed
- No Pump track
- No Restrooms
Head west on Main St. in Bar Harbor
Turn right on Mt. Desert St
Mt. Desert St. turns into Eagle Lake/Rt. 233, follow it approximately 2.7 out of town, parking is on left (south) side, trial head is approximately 50 yards down hill towards Bar Harbor on right (north) side. Go through gate and follow the singletrack.
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