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Description

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Location Access is from the Bald Mountain Road in Oquossoc. Lat. 44.952016, Lon. -70.792048

Escape to the scenic Bald Mountain Public Land where outdoor enthusiasts thrive in this four-season wonderland. Hike Bald Mountain's one mile trail to the summit and enjoy panoramic views of Rangeley, Cupsuptic and Mooselookmeguntic lakes and the Height of Land. These are popular hikes in the fall when Maine's countryside blushes with autumn color.

Boating and fishing on the lakes and rivers in the summer are popular activities for local anglers. Wildlife watching the more than 200 species can be enjoyed all year-round. Hunting for deer and ruffed grouse occurs each fall.

Learn about the geology of the area on the interactive Maine Geologic Facts and Localities map.

Land for Maine's Future This property was acquired in part with funds from the Land for Maine's Future program. For more information about the LMF program and the places it has helped to protect, please visit the LMF webpage.

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Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking (trails)
  • Hunting
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Watchable wildlife

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Rules

Consider lending a hand. Contact us if you would like to help with stewardship or maintenance work.

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Trails

Maine Trail Finder's Bald Mountain Public Land Oquossoc Trail map.

Natural Heritage Hikes are narratives that guide hikers through the rich ecological, geological, and cultural elements encountered on 25 of Maine's most popular hiking trails. These descriptions provide the hiker with the what, how, and why of the natural environments they are walking through. Natural Heritage Hike for the Bald Mountain Trail. OR View all Natural Heritage Hikes.

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Services and Facilities

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When to Visit

Open All Year.

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Location

Franklin County, Maine

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Contact

Bureau of Parks and Lands
Western Public Lands Office
PO Box 327
Farmington, Maine 04938
(207) 778-8231

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Directions and Parking

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Access is from the Bald Mountain Road in Oquossoc.

Nearby Attractions

Rangeley Lake State Park
Rangeley Lake State Park encompasses 869 acres in the heart of Maine's Western Mountains and offers lakeside camping in one of Maine's most famous outdoor destinations.

Richardson Public Land
Richardson Public Land is located in the scenic Rangeley Lakes region of western Maine. The 23,000 acres includes 21 miles of shoreline on Richardson and Mooselookmeguntic Lakes, as well as frontage on several small ponds. The lakes are part of the 740-mile long, multi-state Northern Forest Canoe Trail.