These 10 Epic Mountains In Maine Will Drop Your Jaw

When many people think of Maine, images of craggy coasts come to mind. But, we’re not called the “Pine Tree State” for nothing. Much of our state is covered in forests and mountains, perfect for exploring during the sunny days of summer or the chilly days of winter. Take a look at this list of the ten highest mountains in Maine and start making plans to bag each one! This is an adventure that you won’t want to miss.

Have you hiked any of these mountains in Maine? What did you think? Were they absolutely amazing?

Now, here’s a poll: do you prefer the view from the summit or gazing up from the ground? Head over to the Only in Maine Facebook page and drop us a comment to let us know which you prefer!

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Mountains in Maine

June 03, 2022

What is the tallest mountain in Maine?

Mount Katahdin is the highest peak in Maine, reaching 5,268 feet tall. It’s an impressive mountain that’s located in Baxter State Park, in the eastern-central part of Maine. It’s a regularly traveled mountain that is the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail.

How long does it take to climb Mount Katahdin?

Mount Katahdin is a difficult trail that can take 8-12 hours to hike. You’ll ascend over 4,000 feet during your hike on the trail.