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Big Squaw Mountain
T2 R6, ME

Big Squaw Mountain as seen from Big Spencer Mountain
Big Squaw Mountain as seen from Big Spencer Mountain

Summary
Located west of Greenville and Moosehead Lake, Big Squaw Mountain was home to the first fire lookout tower in the country in 1905. An alpine ski area opened on the north side of the mountain in 1963. Circa 2000, the State of Maine renamed the mountain Big Moose Mountain. The historic tower was removed in 2011.

Summit Elevation
3,196 feet

Summit Facilities
None.

Trip Reports:
Click on the date for photos, timestamps, and maps.
Date of Hike Trail(s) Length Steepness Vertical
August 16, 2013 Big Moose Mountain Trail Moderate Difficult 1,946'

More Information
  • Big Moose Mountain - NHMountainHiking.com
  • Big Squaw Mountain Ski Area - NewEnglandSkiHistory.com




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