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Mount Kineo

Rockwood, ME
+1 207-534-9012
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Breathtaking hiking trails and amazing views!! If you have your own boat you can ride across and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer C
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Going into the past

When you are waiting for the ferry, you are waiting to go into the past. Upon your arrival there... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Catherine H
Rockwood, Maine
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Rockwood, ME
+1 207-534-9012
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breathtaking hiking trails and amazing views!! If you have your own boat you can ride across and tie your boat up and hike for the day or you can go to Kineo dock and ride the ferry.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 3 March 2017

When you are waiting for the ferry, you are waiting to go into the past. Upon your arrival there are two hiking trails to the top. A fire tower awaits you to climb. The view is unbelievable!! If hiking isn't your thing, you can golf...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We adventured over as part of our visit to Misty Morning Cottages; about a mile walk across the ice. The views are spectacular and it is a great spot for enjoying nature. Our pups loved it too! We will definitely go back!

Thank Jami H
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Best view in the state on top of firetower via Indian Trail. Ferry ride over from Rockwood boat launch and pack a lunch. Bring a swimsuit....

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We love playing 9 holes (or 18 depending on the day) at Mt Kineo. The hikes are also beautiful. For those with the energy a hike to the top is definitely worth it. The fire tower has an incredible view and on a clear day...More

Thank traveler_sec_2015
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Rented motor boat and cruised the lake and fished. Got very rough on lake in afternoon, so had to come back early. Great day anyway!

Thank sauvain
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The water taxi was a lovely ride on smooth water. The operator was very congenial & informative about the area & amenities available to those of us not hiking. My husband climbed to the fire tower at some points on all fours. For a 75...More

1  Thank GingerD369
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is one of my favorite hikes in the Moosehead Lake region. It has stellar views and its a perfect length. I suggest taking Indian Trail up and Bridle down. The Indian Trail, although steep at first, is only .5 miles before it joins the...More

Thank samantha310
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Mount Kineo is a must do if you are visiting the Moosehead Lake region. Catch a water taxi out to it. The hike is relatively easy for most. A fire tower at the peak has the most amazing panoramic views. Take walk over to pebble...More

1  Thank Sherrill P
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My husband and I don't do much hiking anymore so this was quite a workout for us. But we took our time and made it to the summit. This was worth it all. The views are awesome.Worth every huff and puff

Thank noraasgranny
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anne i
Where do we call/e-mail to reserve the campsite at Hardscrabble point?
25 August 2016|
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Response from Tania M | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is first come first serve. never heard of a bear bothering anyone on Kinross. you would be very lucky to catch a glimpse of one.
Michelle C
We have 2 dogs. Can they come alone for the ride?
28 June 2016|
Response from NaomiLiz |
Yes, there was a dog on our ferry ride. The Moosehead Lake Golf website gives more info as well... "Are we allowed to bring dogs? Yes, dogs are allowed on the shuttle, but are not aloud [sic] on the golf course. If you are... More