Benton Riverside Park, Benton

A gorgeous, universally-accessible trail along the Sebasticook River, with a big gazebo at the start surrounded by daffodils in springtime. Nothing to dislike here,...

Rines Wetland and Wildlife Preserve, Unity

When we visited the wetlands here in May, we saw lots of warblers and heard a sora waterbird. The 1-mile one-way trail appears to...

Connor Mill Trail, Unity

The remains of the old mill are close to the start of the trailhead. Close to the mill are some flattish rocks that might...

Triplet Park and Bartlett Shore Trails, Unity

Triplet Park is a sweet memorial to three children who died in a fire. Mown grassy trails wind around the pocket park, which also...

Moulton’s Mill Preserve, Unity

The roughly .9-mile one way track, which is blazed blue, hews closely to the idyllic 25-mile Stream. The trailhead, which starts right by the...

Togus VA Medical Center Trails, Augusta

A few well-signed trails encourage people to walk off the campus of Togus hospital and explore the wetlands and forest around the medical center....

George Gould Nature Trail, Waldoboro

Behind the currently shuttered AD Gray middle school is a rather nice, short loop trail, just under one mile, that brings you through the...

Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth

This hugely popular park is free and allows dogs (which can even be off leash in a designated area at the far southern end...

Woodman Preserve, Falmouth

This 6.6-acre preserve offers a pleasant couple of loops in the woods — a great spot for locals to pop into nature for a short...

Field of Dreams, Unity

Field of Dreams is kind of dreamy. The Unity College recreation area has a 1-mile wheelchair/universally accessible track around its perimeter, as well as...