***UPDATE: 7/5/16 – The Mount Pleasant Farm trailhead is now closed but the Mt. Pleasant St. trailhead is open as an out and back trail to the scenic view. The Mount Pleasant Trail in Rockport begins at Mount Pleasant Street. You will begin alongside a field full of raspberry bushes…. Read more
Posts Categorized: Georges Highland Path
The Spruce Mountain Trail in Rockport is a short, quick hike up to fantastic views of its neighbor, Ragged Mountain, and Penobscot Bay. If you have friends or family in town and you really want to show off the area, this is the place to take them if you don’t… Read more
The Hogback Mountain trail in Montville, ME, takes hikers past the gigantic glacial erratic known as “piano rock,” through a young beech forest, and up a 30-foot cliff with tiny cascading waterfalls. The payoff at the summit (1,115 feet) is a fantastic southerly view of the Georges River watershed. Hogback… Read more
The Ragged Mountain trail in Camden and Rockport offers some of the steepest and most strenuous hiking in the midcoast region. The reward, however, is worth it. From the rocky ledges along the ridgeline of Ragged Mountain, hikers are greeted with westerly vistas across the Georges River watershed all the way to Mt. Washington, the White Mountains, and Maine’s western mountains, while island-speckled Penobscot Bay lies to the east, with the Acadian and Downeast mountains framing the horizon.