Big Moose Mountain, Maine - Big Moose Mountain

Big Moose Mountain - Hiking


Big Moose Mountain Statistics



Elevation gain

974 meters

What are the activities at Big Moose Mountain ?


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Why choose a trail at Big Moose Mountain?

Big Moose Mountain, previously named Big Squaw Mountain, is a mountain located in Piscataquis County, Maine. Big Moose Mountain is flanked to the southeast by Little Moose (Little Squaw) Mountain. The name of the mountain was changed in 2000, in accordance with a state law that required the renaming of all geographic features and locations in Maine called "squaw" or "squa". Big Moose Mountain stands within the watershed of the Kennebec River, which drains into the Gulf of Maine. The northeast side of Big Moose Mtn. drains into Moosehead Lake, the source of the Kennebec. The southeast end of Big Moose Mtn. drains into Squaw Brook, then into Moosehead Lake. The southwest side of Big Moose Mtn. drains into Indian Brook, then into Indian Pond and the Kennebec River. Big Moose Mountain is the location of Big Squaw Mountain Resort, an alpine skiing area.

The Big Moose Mountain is located in Maine and is a part of the Rangeley Lakes Region. The mountain is a popular destination for hikers, climbers, and skiers. The mountain has a summit elevation of 3,474 feet and offers stunning views of the surrounding lakes and forests. The mountain is also home to a variety of wildlife, including black bears, moose, and deer.

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Customer Reviews

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 8 reviews

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Recent reviews

Robert Peterson

4 out of 5 stars

My favorite place.

Charles Dodson

3 out of 5 stars

It's a real pleasure to go there.

Kristi Wittig

4 out of 5 stars

Another beautifull

Leo Thomas

3 out of 5 stars

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

Starting Point

The best way to get to the start of the trails at the Big Moose Mountain, Maine is to drive there.

Why visit Big Moose Mountain

The Big Moose Mountain in Maine is a great place to visit because of its beautiful scenery and outdoor activities. The mountain is surrounded by forests and lakes, providing plenty of opportunities for hiking, fishing, and camping. The summit offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

Is Big Moose 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. However, Big Moose Mountain in Maine is a great place for families to visit thanks to its many outdoor activities and scenic views.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Big Moose Mountain, Maine in Maine include hiking, fishing, and camping.

1. Hiking - There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including one that leads to the summit of Big Moose Mountain.

2. Fishing - The Moose River is a popular spot for fishing, and offers good opportunities for catching trout, salmon, and bass.

3. Boating - There are several lakes and ponds in the area that offer great opportunities for boating and fishing.

4. Wildlife Viewing - The area is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, moose, bears, and eagles.

5. Camping - There are several campgrounds in the area that offer great camping facilities and beautiful scenery.

Where to eat?

1. The Lost Kitchen, Freedom, Maine

2. The Black Birch, Kittery, Maine

3. Arrows, Ogunquit, Maine

4. Earth at Hidden Pond, Kennebunkport, Maine

5. Fore Street, Portland, Maine

6. Primo, Rockland, Maine

7. Hugo's, Portland, Maine

8. Eventide Oyster Co., Portland, Maine

9. Miyake, Portland, Maine

10. Bresca, Portland, Maine

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What is the elevation of Big Moose Mountain, Maine?

974.00 M

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