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Explore our new Seboeis Riverside Trail!

Located on the outskirts of Mount Chase, this 11.5km/7.2mi trail travels directly along the Seboeis River and intersects with Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument.

Officially open to the public, Seboeis Riverside Trail is a 7.2 mile trail that begins at the Grand Pitch Trailhead and ends at the Philpott Bridge Trailhead. This trail is equipped with one warming hut, and a first-come-first-served campsite at Grand Pitch. Our large Visitor Parking Lot is located across the road from the Grand Pitch Trailhead sign. 
Across from our Trailhead is our small campground with three tent sites, 2 shared fire pits, and a screened tent pavilion (for summer use only), and a vault toilet. A perfect setting to begin a Seboeis River paddle trip! 
Our Snowshoe Lodge is located 2 miles from the Grand Pitch Trailhead and is equipped with a wood-burning stove, a table with chairs, and four cots. At the trailhead there is a Snowshoe Lodge Guestbook to assist in allowing others to know when the Lodge is open and available for overnight stays. Find yourself in one of the most beautiful places in Northern Maine – sit down, take a rest, and then continue on with your journey through the trail system. Respectfully, please keep overnight stays to a maximum of one night. 
The first-come-first-served campsite along the trail is located approximately 1 mile in at the Grand Pitch portage. The campsite is equipped with a picnic table and bench.
This trail is traveled by snowshoe in the winter and by walking and hiking in the summer. 
Well-behaved dogs are permitted on-leash. Please clean up after your pet.
Directions and Official Trail Map
From Bangor, take I-95 north to exit 264 (Sherman/Patten). At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Maine Route 11 and drive north for 9.7 miles. Turn left onto Maine Route 159. Turn left and proceed to…
**Grand Pitch Trailhead
From Patten, Maine, take ME-159 west 15.6 miles to the trailhead parking lot on the left just before the bridge over the Seboeis River. Please park smart!
**Philpott Bridge Trailhead
Grondin Road is an unpaved logging road, and a high-clearance 4WD vehicle is strongly suggested.
From Patten, Maine, take ME-159 west 5.7 miles to Grondin Road. 
Turn left onto Grondin Road to Wapiti Road
(6.6 miles). Turn left at this unsigned intersection onto Wapiti Road to Philpott Bridge Trailhead (2.9 miles). 
There is a turn-off to the right just before the bridge over the Seboeis River.