Angel Falls

Description

Angel Falls is one of Maine’s most stunning waterfalls and it features a 90-foot drop. Many people believe it to be Maine’s largest waterfall as it’s tied with Moxie Falls in height. However, this is not the case, as Katahdin Falls in Maine is 710 feet taller. The falls got their name from the shape of an angel’s wing created by the cascading water during high water. The 90-foot waterfall is classified as a horsetail and there are some small cascades below it.

Off Bemis Road in Township D, you’ll find the trailhead and parking area for the Angel Falls Trail. Look for red blazes from the parking lot and follow a logging path across Berdeen Stream, then continue on the red-blazed trail to Mountain Brook. Before reaching the falls, the trail follows the brook upstream and crosses it three times (rock hops). Use caution when crossing streams, since the rocks can be slick and the stream can become even dangerous or impassable at high water. 

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Waterfall Specs

  • Height: 90 feet
  • Type: Plunge
  • Water source: Mountain Brook
  • Swimming: Little space to swim

Location

  • Address: Bemis Rd
  • Town: Township D
  • State: Maine
  • GPS: Lat 44.78345 Lng -70.70918
  • Parking Notes: The parking area for Angel Falls is located off Bemis Road in Roxbury, ME. The parking area can be found after driving a short distance along a bumpy and steep dirt road. Parking is free, but be careful accessing the lot.
  • Parking Directions: HERE
  • Location Directions: HERE

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