Appalachian Trail (Section #210)

Rainbow Lake East to Abol Pond
Located 24.7 miles from Millinocket, Maine (ME)
4 Stars
20,936 Steps 1  (9.9 mi)
Appalachian Trail: [ #001 - #212 ]


The Appalachian Trail (Section #210) has a maximum elevation of 1,498 ft (457 m), a minimum elevation of 561 ft (171 m), and an elevation range of 937 ft (286 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
20,9369.9 mi561 ft1,498 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.3 hrs29.8358 ft871 ft
[ B to A ]
3.5 hrs72.6871 ft358 ft

What is the length of the Appalachian Trail Section #210?

The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #210 is 9.9 mi (15.9 km) or 20,936 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Appalachian Trail Section #210?

A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #210 in 3.3 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #210 while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Rainbow Lake East to Abol Pond topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Harrington Lake, ME
  2. North Topo Map: Doubletop Mountain, ME
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Mount Katahdin, ME
  4. West Topo Map: Rainbow Lake West, ME
  5. Topo Map: Rainbow Lake East, ME
  6. East Topo Map: Abol Pond, ME
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Wadleigh Mountain, ME
  8. South Topo Map: Nahmakanta Stream, ME
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Pemadumcook Lake, ME

Is there an Appalachian Trail map for Section #210?

Yes, and they're free! The Appalachian Trail Section #210 is located on the Rainbow Lake East and Abol Pond topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

AT210T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #210 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.


  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.