mt. katahdin in baxter state park, maine
This PTZ camera showcases the beautiful Baxter State Park and Mt. Katahdin in Maine. Several waterways can be seen from this viewpoint at Hammond Ridge. Mt. Katahdin is the tallest mountain in Maine at 5,269 ft elevation. This mountain is also part of the Appalachian Trail, known as one of the most difficult peaks on the Appalachian Trail.
The history of this tall mountain dates back to the Penobscot Indians, they named the mountain "Katahdin" which translates to "The Greatest Mountain". The Penobscot Indians lived on the land surrounding the mountain, fishing and hunting with the seasons.
A variety of wildlife can be found inhibiting the area surrounding Mt. Katahdin, the woods and surrounding waterways are home to moose, deer, beavers, bald eagles, loons, bears, and beautiful trout.