The gate is closed for maintenance, but starting June 29, 2019 we will have a 6 person golf cart there that will take you up for $5.00 a person.
Ira Mountain is located off Route 27 between Kingfield and Stratton. With an elevation of 1,950 ft. and beautiful rock work, the mountain provides a 200° view of the surrounding mountaintops. Located along the Maine High Peaks Scenic Byway, Ira Mountain is an ideal location for enjoying a picnic or viewing a sunset. At the top of the scenic road, you will have breathtaking views of Mt. Abraham, Sugarloaf, the Canadian Mountains, Big and small Bigelow range, Poplar and Claybrook mountains. In addition to the views, there is an amphitheater with picnic table space as well. There is wheelchair access to the scenic view so everyone can enjoy it.
While visiting you might be lucky enough to see some of the wildlife which includes moose, deer, fox, bobcats and rare birds.
Just minutes from Sugarloaf 4 seasons mountain resort boasting the most skiing terrain in the east. Sugarloaf also features Gary Player designed golf course rated among the top courses in New England.
Located in the quaint town of Kingfield, downtown galleries, The Ski Museum of Maine, The Stanley Museum, featuring community festivals and celebrations annually.
Described by Ski Magazine as The most beautifully preserved ski town east of Aspen, Kingfield, Maine offers an ideal combination of wilderness adventure and quaint town relaxation.
The name Ira Mountain came from when they surveyed it back in the 1800’s; it doesn’t stand for anything that we are aware of.
Be sure to visit Quill Hill in Rangeley, Maine. At an elevation of 2,848 ft, it has the best 360° view of Maine.