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Scraggly Lake Public Reserved Land and Sawtelle Falls Trail (North Penobscot County)

I spent Saturday and Sunday camping and hiking at the Scraggly Lake Public Reserved Land in North Penobscot County.  The 9,000 acre remote park is located northeast of Baxter State Park. Scraggly Lake has several drive-up, first-come first-serve campsites, including a 12 site campground near the boat ramp.  The lakefront campground was in excellent condition and only one other site was occupied (likely due to nighttime temperatures in the 30's and a weather forecast which had called for scattered showers).    After setting up camp, I set out on foot to hike the Owl's Head and Owl's Head Connector Trails.  As the name implies, the connector trail connects the campground to the Owl's Head Trail.  It's a well-marked and scenic trail through woods and alongside the lake, although in parts it was flooded.  I started down the Owl's Head Trail, but encountered deep snow and only had ankle high hiking shoes, so I elected to skip Owl's Head and explore some of the si

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