Source: Discover Maine

What you’ll see: An outstanding ridge hike with excellent views to the southern Lakes Region and beyond.

What you’ll experience:
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Distance: 3.6 miles round-trip
  • Estimated Time: 3 hours
  • Location: Denmark/Bridgton
  • Maps: USGS Pleasant Mountain, DeLorme Maine Atlas, map 4
What’s in the area:
  • Moose Pond
  • Wild blueberries in season
Getting There:
  • From Bridgton, travel west on US 302 for 5.0 miles, crossing the bridge over Moose Pond. Just beyond the pond, turn left onto Mountain Road. This is the access road to Shawnee Peak Ski Area, encompassing the northern slopes of Pleasant Mountain. Travel south on Mountain Road for 3.3 miles to the Ledges Trail parking area and trailhead.