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Maine's Northwestern Mountains

We are home to 10 of Maine's 4,000 ft. Mountains including Bigelow, Saddleback, and Sugarloaf. Join us in the Maine's Northwestern Mountains Region along the Appalachian Trail or the 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail - our region is the only location where two major recreational trails meet in North America.

 

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Featured Activities

Golf
As one of Maine's premier golf destinations, the Sugarloaf Golf Course is a must-play for any golfer. This Robert Trent Jones Jr. course is sculpted into the mountain and provides golfers with stunning panoramic mountain views around every corner. Admired for its beauty, this 6,910-yard course is not without its challenges; dramatic elevation changes, winding fairways, unforgiving bunkers, as well as rock-lined streams and greens put a premium on accuracy and precision.
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Golf
Hiking
The variety of hiking opportunities in Maine’s Northwestern Mountains Region is unparalleled!

For every season and experience level; from an afternoon, day, or week-long trek – your hike is sure to be unforgettable! Three major trail systems welcome hikers – Maine Huts and Trails, the Appalachian Trail, and footpaths of the pristine Bigelow Preserve. Dozens of more local routes head to mountaintop views, deep woods waters, and quiet spots in our great Northern Forest.
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Hiking
Biking
Biking popularity has grown during the past few years. During this time, trails used only by hikers and cross-country skiers experienced a steady increase in bike traffic. Eventually, demand for new places to ride led to trails being constructed with biking in mind.

As a result, the Maine’s Northwestern Mountains Region has become a popular destination for the sport, offering opportunities for novice and expert riders alike.
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Biking

Things to Do

Upcoming Events

Daddy's Girl
March 23, 2019
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Meet Benard Muloovy, proprietor of Maudie’s Diner, the most no-nonsense cook you’ve ever met. Bernard gets served a full plate of comic chaos when his deceased wife decides to take up residence as a talking portrait on the diner wall.
Daddy's Girl
March 24, 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Meet Benard Muloovy, proprietor of Maudie’s Diner, the most no-nonsense cook you’ve ever met. Bernard gets served a full plate of comic chaos when his deceased wife decides to take up residence as a talking portrait on the diner wall.
Buying Bacon: Practical Finances for Small Business Owners
March 26, 2019
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Have you ever wondered why your business never turns a profit? Ever had to skip paychecks to yourself? Have you lived in fear of the IRS smiting you with an audit? If you’re in business, then the answer to all of those, at one time or another, was yes! And it sorta sucks.

View the Mountains

Elevation: 4,250 ft (1,295 m)
Rating: Moderate/Difficult

Elevation: 4,228 ft (1,289 m)
Rating: Easy from Redington

Elevation: 4,145 ft (1,263 m)
Rating: Moderate

Elevation: 4,120 ft (1,256 m)
Rating: Moderate

Elevation: 4,090 ft (1,246 m)
Rating: Moderate

Elevation: 4,050 ft (1,234 m)
Rating: Moderate/Difficult

Elevation: 4,050 ft (1,235 m)
Rating: Easy without Redington

Elevation: 4,041 ft (1,232 m)
Rating: Moderate

Elevation: 4,010 ft (1,222 m)
Rating: Difficult

Elevation: 4,010 ft (1,222 m)
Rating: Moderate/Difficult

Seasonal Activities

Latest News

May 18, 2018
Our valleys are bursting with yellow daffodils in May, but late May through June is all about the lupines. Lupines have blue-purple to white or pale pink pea-like flowers with leaves that radiate from…
Lupines by The Maine High Peaks Scenic Byway
May 16, 2018
The “Maine High Peaks Scenic Byway” is a road with a…
Maine’s High Peaks Scenic Byway
May 16, 2018
Around the Maine’s High Peaks Region The High Peaks region…
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