Posted on October 29, 2013 and last updated on September 23, 2023

Higgins Mountain, Georgetown


  • Preserve Size: Not sure
  • Trail Mileage: 1.1-mile loop
  • Pets: no
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Sights: Pitch pine, blueberries, rare broom crowberry

This is more like a bump than a mountain, but I’ll take any elevation in these parts! The Higgins Mountain trail is maintained by the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, and after a short uphill walk, offers views from bedrock outcrops on the mountain. You can even see the sea in the distance. The highest elevation here is 259 feet. This is a lovely place to visit. In 2018, the land trust extended the trail, adding a loop at the top of the hill.

Directions: The trailhead is off Route 127, a little less than 1,000 feet from the intersection of Route 127 with Cunningham Lane, and about 500 feet from Higgins Farm Road.

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