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Address: Rangeley, ME
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Located in the Rangeley Lakes region, Baldgate stands at 3,812 feet.

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An amazing hike- don't miss this one

Although some hiking summaries call this hike 'easy', I would definitely classify is as moderate. We have been to the top twice; once with our two dogs and once carrying our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
ezrajs
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Southbury, Connecticut
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Southbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although some hiking summaries call this hike 'easy', I would definitely classify is as moderate. We have been to the top twice; once with our two dogs and once carrying our toddler in our hiking pack. It's challenging at times and if you have bad knees, I would avoid it. The rocks can be slippery especially after it rains. The... More 

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent dinner and atmosphere. We had the short ribs which were delicious. Menu had good variety. Maple Ginger Creme Brûlée was wonderful. Loved the dining room and views. Very friendly staff which was so refreshing.

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Thank Marcia K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We went in the morning! Pleasant trail to go hiking just adults or with children. Intermediate level. Reaching the top is worth all the hard work!

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Thank Ana P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

A right of passage, hike to the top, and get thete before Grandad,that's me. Have done this hike almost every summer, kids love it, great views, you have to do it!

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Crowthorne Rg45 6bt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Diverse selection of quality food at value for money prices served by friendly, enthusiastic staff with the owner leading from the front. Much more than the usual American 'something in a bun'. Never stayed at Bald Mountain but if the restaurant reflects the rest of the establishment, which I'm sure it must, then it will be excellent.

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Saginaw, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Stop along the side of the road on your way into Rangeley for this View - Awesome ( small pull over on the side of the road)

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upstate NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Relatively short hike that turns steep & rocky about half way up the mountain. Beautiful 360 degree views from the open tower. Two picnic tables below the tower. No views unless you climb the tower.

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Thank adkkev2
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Pretty rocky and watch out for roots. View from fire station worth it ... Lakes and mountains. I hiked alone and felt confident. Nice to meet up with an area hiker who was very knowledgeable. Wear hiking boots! Took about 2 hours. Enjoy scrambling like a mountain goat!

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This is a nice trail that is manageable for anyone in good condition. The last third becomes steeper necessitating larger steps up a rocky path. It's challenging enough to be fun, but easy enough to be accessible for most. We met several older, physically fit couples on the trail. The tower on the top gives a great view of the... More 

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West Buxton, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Very nice Hike, not to difficult. Beautiful lookout at top. full range of the lakes and mountains in the area. nice view of the Highland Heath House B&B we stayed at.

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