Bradbury Mountain State Park


Campground Type
State Park

528 Hallowell Road
Pownal, Maine 04069

(207) 688-4712

Bradbury Mountain State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 35

Bradbury Mountain State Park is a wonderful place to spend a day or afternoon exploring trails, taking in the magnificent view from the summit, or enjoying a picnic under a canopy of trees. One of the original five state parks, Bradbury Mountain was acquired by the Federal government in 1939.

Situated on Route 9 about halfway between Portland and Lewiston-Auburn, the park attracts visitors who enjoy picnicking, hiking and camping on its 800 acres of forested land. Bradbury Mountain is the only state park in southern Maine to offer shared-use trails for horseback riders, mountain bikers and snowmobilers. Snow shoe rentals are available.

Sculpted by a glacier, Bradbury Mountain is the park's most outstanding natural feature. Today the park's forest is home to a wide variety of plants and animals. Fall is a busy time at the park when visitors watch migrating hawks and eagles ride the thermals and enjoy the views of fall foliage from the summit. (Spring is best time to watch hawk migration, fall much less so.)

birdwatching; picnicing; boating
Cross-Country Skiing
hiking (trails)
horseback riding
off-road biking
self-guided trail
watching wildlife

Services and Facilities
group picnic shelter
picnic area

Camping Season is May 24 to September 12, 2010. Some of our campgrounds are open all year and allow camping on particular sites. Phone the park before you go to be sure sites are accessible and the park is open to camping at the time you wish to go.

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