Tag Archives: Moosehead Lake Region

Number Four Mountain Trail Overview

Number Four Mountain Trail Frenchtown TWP, Piscataquis County, Maine Location/ Driving Directions: The Number Four Mountain Trail begins off the privately-owned but publicly accessible Meadow Brook Rd. The trailhead is located at -69.41865°, 45.63181° and is accessed by travelling a … Continue reading

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Moosehead Lake Region Trail Development Highlights for 2014

Br’er Rabbit’s feigned request to not be thrown into the briar patch comes to mind when I think about being tasked with developing new and enhanced non-motorized trails in the Moosehead Lake Region. Sure, there are a lot of moving … Continue reading

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New and Improved Hiking Trails for the Moosehead Lake Region in Progress

Progress is steadily being made by the Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) trail crew working on the trail from the Little Moose Public Lands to Eagle Rock on the far western arm of Big Moose Mt. To date, over two miles … Continue reading

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Upon Encountering the Moose Carcass

The image to the left shows a moose carcass encountered deep in the woods of #4 Mountain in Frenchtown, Maine. It was found while examining soils and hydrology along a possible trail location associated with the Moosehead Lake Region non-motorized … Continue reading

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Spring Now in Full Force in the Moosehead Lake Region

The woods are coming alive in Maine’s north country. While leading a Maine Conservation Corps trail crew leader on a preview of trail work for an upcoming project in the Moosehead Lake Region, I heard a number of great bird … Continue reading

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Notes Now Available from Moosehead Trails Planning Public Meeting

Meeting notes are now available for the Moosehead Lake Region non-motorized trails planning public informational meeting held 9/11/13 in Greenville. To download the notes, please visit the project web page.

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Little Moose Ponds Loop Hike a Great Fall Destination

Recently, as part of the statewide Great Maine Outdoor Weekend event, I led a an approximately 3.8-mile hike around Big and Little Moose Ponds in the Little Moose Public Lands just west of Greenville. Views were great and hikers and … Continue reading

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Lily Bay Mt. Ledges Provide Striking Views

While exploring potential trail locations in the Moosehead Lake Region, I had the chance to take in a sweeping view of the valley nestled below Lily Bay, Baker, Elephant, and Prong Pond Mountains. The photos below share just a few … Continue reading

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Moosehead Lake Region Trail Project a Smorgasbord of Choices

If you think about the question: “What is the core element of the Moosehead Lake Region?” you find that it is not really that difficult to answer. It’s – umm…Moosehead Lake. Upon further reflection,  the question becomes more complex and … Continue reading

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Public Informational Meeting on the Moosehead Lake Region Non-motorized Trails Project to be Held on September 11

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry’s Division of Parks and Public Lands will hold a public meeting on September 11th, 2013 to seek public input on a multi-year initiative to enhance non-motorized trails in the Moosehead Lake Region. … Continue reading

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