Pleasant Mountain “Shawnee Peak” – East Fryeburg (Trailhead off Denmark Rd Fryeburg)
“Pleasant Mountain” – located in the Lakes Region of southwestern Maine, is the home of Shawnee Peak Ski Resort, which dominates the north side of the mountain and overlooks US 302 and the surrounding area. It is the highest mountain in southern Maine and a prominent landmark.
The majority of the hike lies inside Pleasant Mountain Preserve, and the Southwest Ridge Trail and summit area provide excellent views of the area’s mountains and lakes and New Hampshire’s White Mountains.
It is a family friendly hike to the summit at an elevation of 2,006 feet.