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Distance:
0.4 Miles / 0.6 km
Type:
Out-and-Back
Difficulty:
Easy
Time to Hike:
~12 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Dirt
Town:
Saco, Maine
Directions:
43.542823, -70.407514
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Added:
July 02, 2019
Updated:
August 02, 2019

Cascade Falls is located on Cascade Rd in Saco, Maine and is an easy 0.4-mile loop hike that features a large scenic waterfall, Cascade Falls.

Trails: Trout Pond Loop Trail, Bear Cage Loop Trail.

The Trout Pond Loop is a handicap accessible loop trail that is 0.38-miles long. Follow the Trout Pond Loop Trail from the parking lot, bearing right at the trailhead, heading south east. The top of Cascade Falls is located about a tenth of a mile from the the trailhead, you can descend a steep trail along the side of the falls or turn down the Bear Cage Loop (green blazes) for a more gentle descent. The base of the falls offers several ares for pictures and viewing and the trail along the falls offers some overlooks.

Parking: There is a large parking lot with a map kiosk by the trailhead at the coordinates provided.

Pets: Dogs are allowed if leashed and their waste must be carried out by the hiker.

Explore 39 trails near Saco, ME
  1. Parking

    43.542823, -70.407514
  2. Main Trailhead

    43.542792, -70.407281
  3. View of Cascade Falls

    43.54284, -70.40606
    View of Cascade Falls
  4. Cascade Falls

    43.542654, -70.405883
    Cascade Falls
  5. View downstream of Cascade Falls

    43.542489, -70.405678
    View downstream of Cascade Falls
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25 '

Total Change
25 '

Ascent
25 '

Descent

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0.4 miles / 0.6 km
Trail added
July 02, 2019
Hiked on
June 29, 2019
Updated on
August 02, 2019
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
July 09, 2020
Cascade Falls in Saco, Maine is a beautiful waterfall hike with little effort and a big payout. When we hiked this trail, the bridge along the Green Loop was washed out but the waterfall is still accessible. Hikers can start at the parking lot, take a right-hand turn at the red blazes to follow them to the top of the falls. Take a right-hand turn along the Green Loop which heads downhill to Cascade Falls. The hike back is the same if the bridge is washed out.
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