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Bradbury Mountain State Park
IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape)
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Bradbury Mountain State Park, October 2014
Bradbury Mountain State Park is located in Maine
Bradbury Mountain State Park
Bradbury Mountain State Park
Location in Maine
Location Pownal, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Area 730 acres (300 ha)
Elevation 407 ft (124 m)
Established 1939
Operator Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Website Bradbury Mountain State Park

Bradbury Mountain State Park is a public recreation area in the town of Pownal, Cumberland County, Maine, managed by the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. The state park covers 730 acres (300 ha).


The park was created in the 1940s as one of Maine's original five state parks after the land was acquired from the Federal government in 1939. The park's borders were extended across Maine Route 9 with the addition of the Knight Woods parcels in the 1990s and 2000s.


The park's namesake has been described as a "small, inconspicuous hill, less than 500' high," that despite its size offers panoramic views that make the park one of the more popular ones in the state. The underlying material of granite and pegmatite is exposed at the summit.

Activities and amenities

The park's multi-use trails are used for hiking, snowmobiling and horseback riding. Most trails in the park are open to mountain bikers. Hiking is popular during all seasons, including winter.

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