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The Carrabassett River and Route 27 Scenic Byway

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66.9 miles: 1 hours, 21 minutes
The Trans-Maine Trail (SR 16/SR 27) traverses through Maine's mountain foothills all the way to Quebec. The Carrabassett River slips through the wooded valleys that ensconce the mostly tree-lined byway. The tail end of the Appalachian Trail treks over the grand Sugarloaf and Crocker Mountains, crossing the route near Bigelow.
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66.9 miles: 1 hours, 21 minutes
While traveling along tree-lined Trans-Maine Trail—(SR 16/SR 27)—Carrabassett Valley boasts the Sugarloaf Mountain Resort. Skiing is offered from mid-Nov. to early May (weather permitting). The route alternates from rolling foothills to rural valleys accompanied by glimpses of sparkling streams and clear blue lakes interspersed among the woods.