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Beech Mountain Fire Tower features an amazing view of the surrounding area. For an easier hike, I recommend taking the Valley Trail to the Beech South Ridge Trail. This route is not as steep as taking the Beech Mountain Trail directly from the Beech Mountain Trail Parking, but still poses a solid physical workout. The parking area is well labeled at the end of a dead-end road. We hikeed this loop in the evening and saw no one else. Overall, this fire tower is a nice getaway from what can sometimes be a very crowded park.

Short Hike: Parking lot at the end of Beech Hill Rd. Beech Mountain Trail starts at the far right side of the parking lot, the Valley Trail starts at the far left.

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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Alexandra Kaufman

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Nov 6, 2020
Marc Smith
Great trail. Steep in spots but worth the views
Oct 11, 2020
Jen Kwok
Oct 3, 2020
Judy G
With Cathy, Crystal, and May. 10/03/20
Sep 28, 2020
Belinda Chen
Nice and modest (compared to beehive lol) trail. Too bad it was so foggy that day. Hopefully next time it will be a sunny clear day!
Sep 13, 2020
Kara Eve
Okay
Aug 17, 2020
Matt Ack
Got to Acadia today, post "dinner" hike with Meg. Short and steep trail, fire tower closed at the top. The long lake view is the best.
Apr 29, 2020
Katie Hammer
Beech Mountain trail
Apr 26, 2020
Zachary Rackham

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