Posted on September 30, 2013 and last updated on November 18, 2019

Colby Wildlife Preserve, Edgecomb


  • Preserve Size: 12 acres
  • Trail Mileage: .6-mile loop
  • Pets: yes
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Sights: Salt Marsh Cove on the Damariscotta River

A short Boothbay Region Land Trust walk on a 12-acre lot that leads you to the quiet Salt Marsh Cove. You can leave the trail and bushwhack your way to the rock-lined shore and even go for a swim.

Directions: From the monument in Boothbay Harbor, take Route 27 north for 2.9 miles to River Road. Turn right on River Road and go for 3.2 miles. The preserve and trailhead kiosk is on the right.

Let me know if you have any trail updates or corrections!