Western Maine Mountains

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointBaldpate Mountain (3780+ ft/1152+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesMaine (99%), New Hampshire (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,094 sq mi / 2,835 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent34 mi / 56 km North-South
33 mi / 53 km East-West
Center Lat/Long44° 43' N; 70° 35' W
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Map of Western Maine Mountains
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Western Maine Mountains.
Longfellow MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Boundary RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Katahdin AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Longfellow MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Rangeley-Stratton RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Western Maine MountainsLevel 5
                 Weld AreaLevel 6 (Child)

Major Peaks of the Western Maine Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Baldpate Mountain3780+1152+ 
2.Elephant Mountain37761151 
3.Bemis Mountain3580+1091+ 
4.Old Blue3580+1091+ 
5.Jackson Mountain35681088Weld Area
6.Little Jackson Mountain3460+1055+Weld Area
7.Little Baldplate Mountain3440+1049+ 
8.Jackson Mountain-North Peak33191012Weld Area
9.Low Aziscohos Mountain3190972 
10.Aziscohos Mountain3180+969+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Jackson Mountain35681088Weld Area

Photos of Peaks in the Western Maine Mountains

Baldpate Mountain
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View of Baldpate on the approach from Baldpate - West (2015-11-08). Photo by Jim Robinson.
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Elephant Mountain-Southwest Peak
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Following the old herd path up through the slash (2020-07-11). Photo by Rick Cushing.
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Little Jackson Mountain
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A somewhat younger version of me taking a break somewhere near the summit of Little Jackson. The snack provided by my uncle is a bar of dark chocolate. :) (2011-09-03). Photo by Iona Feldman.
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Bald Mountain
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View from just below the peak of Mooselookmeguntic Lake including Griffin, Turner and Johnson Islands and Stony Batter Point. Deer Mountain is also seen in the picture (2021-08-17). Photo by Nathan Goodman.
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