Ira Mountain is located off Route 27 between Kingfield and Stratton. With an elevation of 1,950 ft. and beautiful rock work, the mountain provides a 200° view of the surrounding mountaintops. Located along the Maine High Peaks Scenic Byway, Ira Mountain is an ideal location for enjoying a picnic or viewing a sunset. At the top of the scenic road, you will have breathtaking views of Mt. Abraham, Sugarloaf, the Canadian Mountains, Big and small Bigelow range, Poplar and Claybrook mountains. In addition to the views, there is an amphitheater with picnic tables as well. There is wheelchair access to the scenic view so everyone can enjoy it.
While visiting you might be lucky enough to see some of the wildlife which includes moose, deer, fox, bobcats and rare birds.
Just minutes from Sugarloaf 4 seasons mountain resort boasting the most skiing terrain in the east. Sugarloaf also features Gary Player designed golf course rated among the top courses in New England.
Located in the quaint town of Kingfield, downtown galleries, The Ski Museum of Maine, The Stanley Museum, featuring community festivals and celebrations annually.
Quill Hill is located off Oddy’s Road on Route 16 in Dallas Plantation between Rangeley and Stratton, Maine and is known for its scenic views. Once you turn on to Oddy’s Road, you will follow a very well maintained dirt road for approximately 12 minutes, or four miles, to the top.
At an elevation of 2,848 ft., visitors are rewarded with a breathtaking 360º view of Tim Pond, Rangeley Lakes, Saddleback, Saddleback Lake, Kennebago, Flagstaff and the Kibby Wind Power project. It is the only mountain in Maine with a 360º view accessible by automobile, bike, ATV, and motorcycle, and it includes a 4,000 ft. wheelchair path between the two scenic views.
No matter what type of transportation you use, please be respectful of the land so that it doesn’t get closed to the public.