QUICK TRAIL FACTS
- Preserve Size: 11 acres
- Trail Mileage: .4 miles in network
- Pets: yes
- Difficulty: easy
- Sights: Bass Rock, small cove, mixed hardwoods and conifers
Bass Rock is a teensy-weensy walk with views of Muscongus Bay. It also includes a rock that the Pemaquid Watershed Association calls “a geologic mystery, a 2-ft by 2.5-ft-round, 4-ft-deep hole” in the ledge off the main trail. It’s noted on the association’s map as a “unique formation.”
Directions: Take Route 32 to Round Pond. At the Granite Hall Store, take the north fork (to the left of the store), which is Back Shore Road. The preserve is about 1.1 miles on the right. Trail head starts at the kiosk.