Posted on May 22, 2017 and last updated on August 10, 2017

Mount Will, Newry

QUICK TRAIL FACTS

  • Preserve Size: 115 acres in Bethel Town Forest
  • Trail Mileage: ~3-mile loop
  • Pets: yes
  • Difficulty: moderate
  • Sights: views, summit is 1,726 ft.

This is a doable hike for little kids, with nice views on the south and north ledges. The loop is roughly three miles. Close to the south cliffs, you’ll see a sign for the Gray Memorial, a plaque remembering a couple who died in a plane crash here. To reach the plaque, walk a quarter mile along the old road or snowmobile path.

More info can be found on Maine Trail Finder.

Directions: The trailhead is roughly five miles from Bethel. Take Route 2 north. The Mount Will parking lot is just under two miles past the Sunday River Brewing Company on the left. It is directly opposite the Bethel Recycling and Transfer Station.

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Let me know if you have any trail updates or corrections!