Mount Agamenticus

A morning in York, Maine.

Oct 27, 2015

Okay, maybe Mt. Agamenticus in York, Maine, isn’t really a strenuous climb (elevation 692 ft.), and maybe Rico–having completed many a 50-mile-‘dash’ in California–isn’t really too-pooped-to-pop, still I highly recommend this hike for anyone in any shape, including toddlers and grandparents.

Once a ski area with a scenic view of the Atlantic Ocean, Mount A (as the locals call it), is now home to a conservation program and several miles of gentle trails open for hiking, biking and snowshoeing. Equestrians and ATV riders have access to specially-marked trails. If you are hungering for a view, but unable to climb, the top of Mount A can be reached by vehicle where, from the parking lot, you have access to a trail designed to accommodate wheelchairs, walkers or strollers. For trail maps, teacher information and directions, check their website:

After hiking, we stumbled across Anthony’s Food Shop on Route 1 in York. Don’t let the outer gas station/convenience store appearance fool you. Inside is a whole lot more. (Did someone say bakery items?)

You’ll want to take your booty to Nubble Lighthouse to feast on the view. Maine. The way life is.

Nubble Lighthouse

by Martin Rogers Photography


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