Mount Agamenticus is a 692 ft (211 m) high monadanock in the town of York, Maine. The greater Agamenticus region covers nearly 30,000 acres (12,000 ha) in the southern Maine towns of Eliot, Ogunquit, South Berwick, Wells and York. The area surrounding the summit is a park reservation which provides habitat for wildlife and a venue for recreation. At the mountain peak is the burial place of Mi'kmaq Chief St. Aspinquid.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Mount Agamenticus by using our York travel route builder tool.
Mount Agamenticus is also affectionately known as "Big A," the nickname of a ski slope that once operated on its northeast flank. Though only 692 ft (211 m) above sea level, it is high enough that from its peak on a clear day one can see the skyscrapers of Boston to the south, Cape Elizabeth and the entrance to Casco Bay to the north and the Presidential Range, including Mount Washington, to the west. Looking out to sea, the Isles of Shoals - about 10 mi (16 km) off York and Boon Island - about 6 mils (0.15 mm) from the coast are also clearly visible. Historically, it was "a noted landmark for sailors".
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First time here. Easy drive to amazing views! Lots of signs informing you on vegetation and views. Would have given them 5 stars but they allow dogs and there were too many for my comfort level. more »
We came to Mount Agamenticus to hike twice during a two-months-long vacation. I’d been there a number of times before. We drove in from South Berwick. As expected, part of Mountain Road was... more »
Beautiful part of the area and surprisingly accessible. Relatively easy trails and ability to drive to the top. Potties were unusable at the time we were there.
Great spot to relax and take in nature and views. They have a great start to a pollinator garden and we fearful native sumac. Sunsets are spectacular.
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