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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 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

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.
Learn more about hiking.
Hiking
Quill Hill
At an elevation of 2,848 ft., visitors are rewarded with breathtaking 360° views of lakes, forests and surrounding mountaintops. It is the only mountain in Maine with a 360°view accessible by automobile, bike, ATV, and motorcycle, and includes a 4,000 ft. wheelchair path between the two scenic views.

Picnic tablespaces at the summit.
Incredible sunsets.
Magnificent views of fall foliage.
Snowmobiling in the winter (no charge).
Learn more about Quill Hill.
Quill Hill
Biking
Maine's Northwestern Mountains Region is home to some of the best mountain biking in the Northeast. Thanks to the efforts of the Town of Carrabassett Valley, the Carrabassett Region Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association (CRNEMBA), Maine Huts & Trails, and Sugarloaf there are nearly 100 miles of trails to ride including over twenty miles of newly-constructed purpose-built singletrack for all abilities. These four organizations have come together to form the Carrabassett Valley Trails Committee (CVTC) to expand and maintain our growing trail network.
Learn more about biking.
Biking

Things to Do

View the Mountains

Sugarloaf Mountain

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

Crocker Mountain

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

Bigelow Mountain - West Peak

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

Saddleback Mountain

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

Bigelow Mountain - Avery Peak

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

Mount Aabraham

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

South Crocker Mountain

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

Saddleback Horn

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

Mount Redington

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

Spaulding Mountain

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

Upcoming Events

Kingfield Festival Days
July 15, 2022
Kingfield Days continues to be held on the third weekend of July.  Festivities start on Thursday…
Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge
July 16, 2022
TBA
The Town of Carrabassett Valley, Maine invites you to participate in the 11th Carrabassett…
NEMBAFEST 2022
August 5, 2022
TBA
Tickets are live for #NEMBAfest 2022! Join us for a weekend of celebrating summer & all things MTB…
Enduro World Series
August 19, 2022
TBA
The Enduro World Series comes to Sugarloaf! Join in on the fun festivities including group rides…

Seasonal Activities

Latest News

July 19, 2020
Looking for something to do that does not require social distancing?  Take a ride along “moose alley”.  Moose alley is the stretch of Route 16 between Stratton and Rangeley.  The best time of…
Moose
September 6, 2019
FALL IS ON THE WAY AND IT'S TIME TO MAKE YOUR PLANS TO VISIT…
Fall is on it's way!
September 2, 2019
Hiking Cranberry Peak      In the shadow of several of…
Hiking Cranberry Peak