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Fort Mountain, Maine - Fort Mountain, Maine

Fort Mountain, Maine - Hiking

Maine, United States

By lydia.crawford

Fort Mountain, Maine Statistics

Difficulty

Moderate

Distance

6 KM

Elevation gain

1,179 meters

What are the activities at Fort Mountain, Maine ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Fort Mountain, Maine?

Fort Mountain is a mountain located in Piscataquis County, Maine, within Baxter State Park. Fort Mountain is flanked to the southeast by North Brother Mountain, and to the north by Mullen Mountain. Although officially trailless, a well-defined herd path leads to the summit of Fort from North Brother. Fort Mountain stands within the watershed of the Penobscot River, which drains into Penobscot Bay. The south and east sides of Fort Mountain drain into Wassataquoik Stream, then into the East Branch of the Penobscot River. The northeast side of Fort Mountain drains into Annis Brook, then into Wassataquoik Stream. The northwest side of Fort drains into Little Nesowadnehunk Stream, then into Nesowadnehunk Stream, and the West Branch of the Penobscot River.

Fort Mountain is a beautiful, secluded mountain in Maine that offers stunning views and plenty of outdoor activities. The mountain is perfect for hiking, camping, fishing, and skiing. The trails are well-marked and the scenery is simply breathtaking. There are also several campsites available, as well as a few small cabins that can be rented. Fort Mountain is definitely a must-see for anyone visiting Maine.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-68.974737
45.962113

What are the coordinates and address of Fort Mountain, Maine?

Customer Reviews

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 12 reviews

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Boris Gau

4 out of 5 stars

You need to try this place.

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Dennis Wallace

4 out of 5 stars

My favorite place.

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Charles Dodson

3 out of 5 stars

It's a real pleasure to go there.

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Anna Lopez

3 out of 5 stars

Pretty cool place.You will love for sure! :-)

Starting Point

The trails at the Fort Mountain, Maine can be accessed from the parking lot on the east side of the mountain.

Why visit Fort Mountain, Maine

The Fort Mountain State Park is a great place to visit if you're looking for some outdoor recreation. The park has a number of hiking trails that will take you up to the summit of the mountain, where you'll be rewarded with stunning views of the surrounding area. The park also has a number of picnic areas and campsites, so you can make a day or weekend out of your visit.

Is Fort Mountain, Maine in Maine a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since what may be a good place for one family may not be ideal for another. That said, Fort Mountain State Park in Maine is a great place for families to visit. The park has plenty of outdoor activities to keep everyone entertained, including hiking, fishing, and camping.

Things not to be missed

Hiking, fishing, and camping are all popular activities near Fort Mountain in Maine. There are also several scenic overlooks that offer great views of the surrounding area.

Hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and camping are all popular activities near Fort Mountain in Maine. The mountain offers great views and plenty of trails for hikers of all levels. There are also several fishing spots along the banks of the Kennebec River, and the campgrounds at Fort Mountain offer plenty of space to set up a tent or park an RV.

Where to eat?

1. The Maine Diner in Wells, Maine

2. The Lobster Pound in York Beach, Maine

3. The Clam Shack in Kennebunkport, Maine

4. Gilbert's Chowder House in Portland, Maine

5. DiMillo's on the Water in Portland, Maine

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Fort Mountain, Maine ?

Moderate

What is the elevation of Fort Mountain, Maine?

1179.00 M

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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