The following photographs are from an autumn hike on Reed Brook Trail up to Reed Falls in Western Maine. Reed Brook Trail is located on Route 27 between Kingfield and Carrabassett. Reed Brook Trail is about 3.8 miles north of the intersection of Route 16 and 27 in downtown Kingfield. There is a small parking area across from the trail on the Carrabassett River side of the road. If you see the Carrabassett Veterinary Services & Pet Resort sign on the left side of the road, you have gone too far.
Reed Falls is located about one mile up from the entrance. The hike was quite scenic and enjoyable this time of year. The falls were quiet though, because of our limited rainfall as of late. Perhaps, after a significant snowfall melt in the spring, there will be more water flowing down the falls and brook.
A view of the Reed Brook Trail entrance from the parking area across Route 27 in Kingfield, Maine.
The Reed Brook Trail entrance.
The beginning of the Reed Brook Trail.
The welcome sign for Reed Brook Trail in Western Maine.
Reed Brook flowing under Route 27 into the Carrabassett River.
The bed of Reed Brook in Western Maine.
The Dawn Patrol sign on Reed Trail.
A fallen autumn sugar maple leaf (Acer Saccharum) on the floor of the woods.
Wooden steps on the Reed Brook Trail.
Rope rails on Reed Brook Trail.
A wooden footpath on Reed Brook Trail.
Reed Brook Trail along Reed Brook.
A fallen red maple leaf (Acer Rubrum) in the trail.
The wooden bridge capacity sign for Reed Brook Trail in Western Maine.
The wooden bridge that crosses over Reed Brook.
The Jericho Steps sign you can find on Reed Brook Trail.
An upward view of Reed Falls or The Jericho Steps.
A downward view of Reed Brook from Reed Falls.
Reed Falls in Maine.
Reed Falls during the autumn.
Fallen leaves gathered in a pool of water at the bottom of Reed Falls.
The sun going down in the woods on the way out of another great autumn hike.