Coburn Mountain (Maine)
|Elevation||3,717 ft (1,133 m)|
|Prominence||2,497 ft (761 m) |
|Listing||New England Fifty Finest #16|
|Location||Somerset County, Maine, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Enchanted Pond|
Coburn Mtn. lies within the watershed of the Kennebec River. The northern end of the southeast side of Coburn drains into Mountain Brook, then into Cold Stream and the Kennebec River. The southern end drains into Salmon Stream, then into the Dead River, another tributary of the Kennebec River. The southwest end of Coburn drains into Enchanted Pond and Enchanted Stream, then into the Dead River. The northwest side of Coburn drains into Horse Brook and Fourmile Brook, then into the Moose River and the Kennebec. The north end of Coburn drains into Piel Brook, then into Parlin Stream and the Moose River.
The mountain got its name from two brothers who owned and logged most of the land in the area, Philander and Abner Coburn.
At 3,717 feet above sea level, the summit of Coburn Mountain is the highest groomed snowmobile trail in the state. Currently, the club responsible for the trail's upkeep and maintenance is the Coburn Summit Riders. An abandoned fire tower remains on the summit providing clear 360 degree views of the area to adventurous hikers and snowmobilers.
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