What to do in Mt Blue State Park

Mt. Blue State Park is one of Maine's largest parks. The park encompasses 5,021 acres which is used for camping, swimming, hiking and nature study. Modern restroom and bathhouse facilities are available. A boat launch, amphitheater and nature center in the Webb Lake area offer environmental education talks and displays. The nearby Center Hill Area provides a scenic picnic spot and nature trail as well as extensive multiple-use trails open to ATVs, horseback riders, hikers and mountain bikers.

Mt. Blue State Park is one of Maine's largest parks. The park encompasses 5,021 acres which is used for camping, swimming, hiking, boating, fishing, nature study and wildlife viewing. Moose in the Weld area continue to increase annually. Sightings of these animals are common during the summer months. The park maintains cross-country ski trails, a major snowmobile trail and an ice rink during the winter.

Recreation
A campground, sand beach with bathhouse, hot showers, flush toilets, boat launch, amphitheater and nature center are among the features of the Webb Lake area. The nearby Center Hill Area provides a scenic picnic spot and nature trail as well as an extensive multiple use trail open to ATVs, horses, walkers, and mountain bikes. Mt. Blue is also a popular day hike. A naturalist leads scheduled hikes and programs during the summer months. Adirondack shelters are available for large group use and canoes may be rented.

Location
Mount Blue State Park is about fourteen miles northwest from Wilton off SR 156 in Weld.

Climate
The Western Maine Mountains Region, known for its spectacular four seasons, sees average daytime winter temperatures ranging 10 - 14 degrees Fahrenheit (-12 to -10 Celsius) in the northern area and an average of 14 -18 degrees Fahrenheit (-10 to -8 Celsius) in the southern area. Summer unfolds for outdoors enthusiasts with temperatures in the northern area averaging 66 degrees Fahrenheit (19 Celsius) and in the southern area averaging 68 (20 Celsius). Western Maine Mountains Region experiences a wide range of precipitation. From north to south, the area receives an average of less than 38 inches (97 centimeters) to more than 44 inches of precipitation each year. Summer rainfall averages 3 - 5 inches per month.

Address
RR 1, Box 610
Weld, ME 04285

Phone: 207-585-2347

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