Aldermere Farm Preserve, Rockport

If you’re yearning for a stony seascape (especially on a cold, gray day!), you can reach one by walking down an easy 0.4-mile trail...

Piscataqua River Boat Basin, Eliot

This cool spot includes a boat launch, playground, sandy beach, views of Portsmouth across the river, and a small network of unmarked trails. We...

Newichawannock Woods, Berwick

The 80 acres of forested habitat here includes 1,680 forested feet along the Salmon Falls River, and a great view across a wide section...

Keay Brook Preserve, Berwick

For not much effort, you get a sweet reward at this 86-acre Great Works Regional Land Trust preserve. If you do the easy ~1.25-mile...

Mt. Agamenticus Conservation Region, York

Map is incomplete. I’ll keep working on it! The vast conservation area around the 629-foot Mt. Agamenticus includes many miles of well-blazed paths, as...

Pride Preserve, Westbrook

Map shows Pride Preserve trails in blue and Hardy Road trails in green. This 188-acre Presumpscot Regional Land Trust preserve has a couple of...

Sousa Family Preserve, Alfred

The roughly 2-mile trail at this 213-acre Three Rivers Land Trust preserve begins rather steeply, taking you up through a forest. In about 1-mile,...

Goat Hill Trail, Acton

For a short, easy climb — more a stroll, rather — up a very well-made, universally-accessible gravel path — you are treated to marvelous views...

Hansen Pond Preserve, Acton

I kind of wish I had walked here in the summer; the undeveloped pond looks like it is enticingly swimmable. The well-marked, there-and-back trail...

Googins Woods Preserve, Hollis

I really enjoyed walking the trails in this little patch of woods, despite the fact that the trail system needed some tending. When I...