Turner Deadwaters, Baxter State Park, Maine
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Explore the forests, ponds, and mountains of Maine in Baxter State Park.

One of the crown jewels of Maine’s outdoors, Baxter State Park is home to the state’s highest peak, Mt Katahdin, as well as several other rugged mountains, dozens of lakes and ponds, several major streams, and some of the deepest wilderness in the state. Most visitors come to either camp in the pristine campgrounds around the park, or to climb Katahdin (which is also the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail). Whatever your plan, the Park is worth as much time as you can afford to spend there.

170+ miles of trail       $9.99 full guide       Trail System
170+ miles of trail
$9.99 full guide
Trail System
A map of Baxter State Park.
A map of Baxter State Park.
Works Offline, No Data Required

Once you’ve completed the initial setup of the app, all of our trail guides work offline. They use your device’s internal GPS to display your current location and guide you along the route. Offline use includes access to the key features of the guide, including the map, elevation profile, waypoint list, and more.

Trusted Trail Data

All of the data for our routes is collected by trusted individuals and partners, and is kept meticulously up to date. The track of each trail includes side trails and alternate routes, along with key waypoints. Our apps also offer comprehensive town guides, helping you resupply and access other services quickly.

Built for Community

Stay informed about trail conditions ahead by reading other hikers’ waypoint comments, and let other hikers know about your experience by leaving your own comments. Keep your friends and family up to date by sharing your current location from a Google Maps link sent via email or text message.

Offline Maps

Our variety of offline map sets, optionally downloaded as part of the initial setup and accessible offline afterwards, can give you extra quality information such as topographic lines with elevation values and satellite imagery.

Detailed Waypoints

Waypoints are plotted on a map and elevation profile, and each includes its own detail page with photos and descriptions. Water waypoints offer the most up-to-date water information, gathered from trusted sources and checked by other users.

Tailored to You

Plan your day by letting the app calculate the distance to the next campsite, water source, or other waypoint. Not every hike is the same, and we know that. Create your own custom routes using our route builder tool.

Works Offline, No Data Required

Once you’ve completed the initial setup of the app, all of our trail guides work offline. They use your device’s internal GPS to display your current location and guide you along the route. Offline use includes access to the key features of the guide, including the map, elevation profile, waypoint list, and more.

Our variety of offline map sets, optionally downloaded as part of the initial setup and accessible offline afterwards, can give you extra quality information such as topographic lines with elevation values and satellite imagery.

Trusted Trail Data

All of the data for our routes is collected by trusted individuals and partners, and is kept meticulously up to date. The track of each trail includes side trails and alternate routes, along with key waypoints. Our apps also offer comprehensive town guides, helping you resupply and access other services quickly.

Waypoints are plotted on a map and elevation profile, and each includes its own detail page with photos and descriptions. Water waypoints offer the most up-to-date water information, gathered from trusted sources and checked by other users.

Built for Community, Tailored to You

Stay informed about trail conditions ahead by reading other hikers’ waypoint comments, and let other hikers know about your experience by leaving your own comments. Keep your friends and family up to date by sharing your current location from a Google Maps link sent via email or text message.

Plan your day by letting the app calculate the distance to the next campsite, water source, or other waypoint. Not every hike is the same, and we know that. Create your own custom routes using our route builder tool.

How can I buy it?

Available as an in-app purchase in our Guthook Guides app, a free download from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Our iOS and Android apps do differ slightly in their appearance. However, the majority of their features remain the same, and they access the same trail guide data.

This bundle includes all of our guides to Maine’s State Parks, Public Reserved Lands, and Acadia National Park.

With the mountains in the west and north, the rugged coastline, and the rivers and lakes in between, Maine can be a hiker’s paradise if you take a little time to explore. Mighty peaks like Katahdin and the Bigelows offer up dramatic views atop rugged climbs, while the coastal hills can be just as wild and beautiful, a little closer to villages and towns.

$29.99

One of the crown jewels of Maine’s outdoors, Baxter State Park is home to the state’s highest peak, Mt Katahdin, as well as several other rugged mountains, dozens of lakes and ponds, several major streams, and some of the deepest wilderness in the state. Most visitors come to either camp in the pristine campgrounds around the park, or to climb Katahdin (which is also the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail). Whatever your plan, the Park is worth as much time as you can afford to spend there.

NOTE: The trails of the Scientific Forest Management Area, and for the Katahdin Lake area, have not been added to this guide yet. All other trails are available.

ALSO: This app is not affiliated with Baxter State Park in any way. Please visit www.baxterstatepark.org for more details on visiting the Park before you go.

$9.99

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