Year Conserved: 2002
About the Property: Located in T2 R13 WELS, and TX R14 WELS, the Big Spencer Mountain project is one of FSM’s many land conservation projects in the Moosehead Lake region. Serving as a cornerstone to the larger West Branch project, more than 4,000 acres around Big Spencer Mountain were conserved by FSM and are now owned by the state of Maine. Big Spencer Mountain is a dominant landmark rising above Moosehead Lake, a highly significant ecological area, and a popular hiking destination offering spectacular views of Mount Katahdin and Moosehead Lake.
Recreation: Hiking, nature observation, and hunting.
Directions: Maine Trail Finder–Hike Big Spencer Mt.
Additional Information: Maine Natural Areas Program Description