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Mount Blue State Park

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Area  30.31 km²
Phone  +1 207-585-2261
Mount Blue State Park
Address  297 Center Hill Rd, Weld, ME 04285, USA
Similar  Mount Blue, Tumbledown Mountain, Rangeley Lake State Park, Lily Bay State Park, Range Ponds State Park

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Mount Blue State Park is a state-operated, public recreation area located in the town of Weld, Franklin County, Maine. The park's bifurcated land includes acreage on the west shore of Webb Lake as well as Mount Blue and other peaks to the east of the lake. The park is connected by road with the 9,990-acre (4,040 ha) Tumbledown Public Lands, the site of Little Jackson Mountain, Tumbledown Mountain, and Tumbledown Pond, an alpine lake near the top of Tumbledown and Little Jackson mountains. The park and public lands are owned by the State of Maine and managed by the state's Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.

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ExpansionEdit

In 2002, the park saw a 50% increase in size when the state purchased 2,468 acres from a subsidiary of McDonald Investment Company for $980,000. The funds used to purchase the land came from the Land for Maine’s Future program, the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund and private donations. Prior to the purchase, the park included approximately 5,000 acres of land. The land purchased included the 1,298-foot peak known as Hedgehog Hill.

Activities and amenitiesEdit

The park offers a nature center, camping at 136 campsites, swimming area, motorized and non-motorized boating, fishing, and hunting. The extensive trail system is used for hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and ATV riding. The park is open year round.

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Mount Blue State Park Wikipedia


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