Success Story 2018

Bald Mountain Pond Acquisition

Bald Mountain, Maine Photo: Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Bald Mountain Pond Acquisition
Appalachian Trail Conservancy National Park Trust
1,495 acres protected

The National Park Trust and Appalachian Trail Conservancy completed the first (Ridge) phase of the Bald Mountain Pond Project, a land acquisition project totaling 1,495 acres in Maine. Acquisition of this land permanently protects old growth (150 years old) spruce forest threatened by development, and preserves the scenic and wild acreage along the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.  This parcel is on track to be transferred to the National Park Service in Fall 2018.