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Hike-the-Guide: Hatchet Mountain Preserve

Event organizer: Polly Jones
Event Date & Time: November 17, 2018 9:00 am until November 17, 2018 11:00 am

HOPE – Join Coastal Mountains Land Trust for our monthly Hike-the-Guide outing from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Hatchet Mountain Preserve in Hope. Scott Dickerson and Janet Redfield will lead this invigorating hike while sharing the history of the mountain. The .75-mile well-built trail switchbacks up the face of the mountain, offering majestic views easterly past Bald and Ragged Mountains and Camden Hills State Park towards Penobscot Bay. The hike is open to all ages and abilities. Please email to register for this free event.

Directions: From Camden, take Route 105 out of Camden to Hope Center. At Hope Center, take a left onto Hatchet Mountain Road, Route 235, and drive just over 0.5 miles to parking area on the right. Parking is very limited (4 cars) so plan to carpool from the Hope Town Office parking lot across from Hope Orchards

Hike-the-Guide is a series of monthly guided outings on Land Trust preserves listed in our Trail Guide. Held on the third Saturday of each month the explorations are open to all ages and abilities.  Take the Hike-the-Guide Challenge: visit 12 or more preserves. Record your visits on the checklist at the back of Land Trust Trail Guide or download the checklist from our website.

Coastal Mountains Land Trust has worked since 1986 to permanently conserve land to benefit the natural and human communities of the western Penobscot Bay. The Land Trust has protected over 10,000 acres, offering 45 miles of trails for public recreation.