The Mount Pleasant Trail in Rockport begins at Mount Pleasant Street. You will begin alongside a field full of raspberry bushes. Then work your way across the mountain through a conifer forest ending in a blueberry field with a wonderful view of Meadow Mountain.
This trail connects to the Spruce Mountain Trail at Mount Pleasant Street and provides hikers the opportunity to conquer Mount Pleasant, Spruce Mountain, Ragged Mountain, and Bald Mountain in one continuous hike. Students at the Watershed School ceremoniously kick off each school year with this adventure.
Directions to the Trailheads
***UPDATE: 7/5/16 – The Mount Pleasant Farm trailhead is closed but the Mt. Pleasant St. trailhead is open as an out and back trail to the scenic view.
There is an informal parking area on Mt. Pleasant Street that bisects this trail section between Mount Pleasant and Spruce Mountain. From north/west, turn from Route 17 in Hope south onto Fogler Road, travel 1 mile and turn left on Mt. Pleasant Street. Travel 1.2 miles to the vehicle pull-out area on the left shoulder. Also, if you enter in “421 Mt. Pleasant St., Rockport” in a GPS it should take you to the shoulder parking area. (See map)
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