Foss Road Sports Complex, Saco

The highlight of this trail system is the little Bass Pond, which has a dock for catch-and-release fishing. (Swimming is not allowed.) Some parts...

Steep Falls Village Preserve, Standish

This is a gorgeous spot and a great place to listen to insects and birds on a languid summer day! The 25 acres abut...

Ingalls Pond Conservation Area, Baldwin

Here you can walk in a watery terrain, on the narrow—but solid!—land between the Saco River and the Ingalls Ponds. The old Mountain Division...

The Goslings Preserve, Harpswell

The three Goslings form a gaggle of small islands below the bigger islands of Lower Goose and Upper Goose. Maine Coast Heritage Trust has...

Leon Gorman Park, Freeport

Leon Gorman Park trails in red; Quarry Woods trails in blue This small park near downtown—named for the grandson of L.L. Bean and longtime...

Walsh Preserve, Freeport

This is a great place to walk a short distance and see views of Cousins River and the vast expanse of marshy area here....

Keyes Woods Preserve, Bristol

My map is a bit screwy because we heard a lot of warblers singing in treetops, requiring a lot of starts and stops. This...

Meadow Woods Preserve, Kennebunkport

This is an unusual and wonderful preserve to explore. What was a former excavation pit by the parking lot has been transformed by the...

Schooner Head Path, Acadia National Park

For a trail that hews closely to a road (Schooner Head Road), Schooner Head Path is pretty nice. For one, it is wheelchair accessible...

Breakneck Road, Acadia National Park

We ended up walking along the Breakneck Road when we couldn’t find a parking space at any of the mountain trailheads in the park!...