Rising 1,103 feet above sea level, Hatchet Mountain features a wide, zig-zagging trail that leads to open views of the Camden Hills and the ocean beyond. A major landmark in the town of Hope, Maine, the mountain was named after a local legend about two Native American tribes in the region.
Aislinn is a Bangor Daily News reporter for the Outdoors pages, focusing on outdoor recreation and Maine wildlife. Visit her main blog at actoutwithaislinn.bangordailynews.com. More by Aislinn Sarnacki