Bradbury Mountain State Park Conditions & Activities

Park & Trail Conditions

August 29, 2019 | This Saturday at Bradbury Mountain there will be two guided Forestry Therapy walks by Registered Maine Guide Jeanne Christie. For more details and to register please visit <a href="https://www.connecttowilderness.com">https://www.connecttowilderness.com</a> or phone her at 207-370-7011.

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Location: 528 Hallowell Road, Pownal. Lat 43.899190 / Lon -70.179102

Park Hours: Open all year; 9:00 a.m. to sunset daily unless otherwise posted at the gate. Visitors may continue to enjoy the park during the off season by parking outside the gate, - without blocking it - on the days it is closed, and walking in during these same hours. Please be aware that facilities are closed during the off season. Fee collected year-round at entry booth by staff or self-service station.

Located in Pownal and near Freeport, the park's 800 acres offers year-round trail activities and camping. The park is renown for its challenging trails and locally sponsored mountain biking and running events: "12 Hours of Bradbury" Mt. bike race, the Summer Racing Series for runners and the winter Snowshoe Race Series.The park also hosts the annual springtime Feathers over Freeport.

Bradbury Mt. State Park rated #1 for Mt Biking in the State of Maine in National Listing.

East Side Trails

    East Side Trails Map (PDF 1.45MB) / (Jump to West Side Trails listing.) / Jump to Activities Listing

  • Fox East Trail
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    (1.4 miles) Moderate/Intermediate for all but horseback riding for which it is a difficult/challenging trail. Technical and narrow.
  • Fox West Trail
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    (1.2 miles) Moderate/Intermediate for all but horseback riding for which it is a difficult/challenging trail. Technical and narrow.
  • Ginn Trail
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    (2.6 miles) Moderate/Intermediate for all but horseback riding for which it is a Challenging/Most Difficult trail. Technical and narrow.
  • Knight Woods Trail
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    (1.1 miles) Easy wide trail with a slight grade.
  • Lanzo Trail
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    (1.6 miles) Moderate/Intermediate for all but horseback riding for which it is a Challenging/Most Difficult trail. Technical and narrow.
  • Link Trail
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    (0.3 mile) Easy flat and wide trail that also serves as a snowmobile connector trail.
  • "O" Trail
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    (2.4 miles) Challenging/Most Difficult for all activities. Very challenging tight trail.
  • Ragan Trail
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    (0.7 mile) Moderate/Intermediate for all but horseback riding for which it is a Challenging/Most Difficult trail. Technical and narrow.
  • Snowmobile Trail
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    (1.5 miles) Easy with some steep grades.

West Side Trails

Activities Listing

Biking

  • Allowed on trails marked with a bicycle icon in the trail descriptions.
  • Difficulty ratings are listed in each of the trail descriptions.

Camping & Picnicking

Summer Camping

Winter Camping

  • Winter camping is allowed however you must contact the park staff prior to your visit to make arrangements (207) 688-4712.
  • No water is available.

Picnicking

Cross-country Skiing

  • Packed trails for back-country style skiing:
    • Link Trail (an East Side Trail)
    • Northern Loop Trail (a West Side Trail)
    • Tote Road Trail (a West Side Trail)
    • Snowmobile Trail (an East Side Trail)
  • Allowed on trails marked with a cross-country ski icon in the trail descriptions.
  • Difficulty ratings are listed in each of the trail descriptions.

Hiking

Snowshoeing

  • Allowed on all trails.
  • Difficulty ratings are listed in each of the trail descriptions.

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