Whittier Woods, Monmouth

The two connected loops that circle the woods around the public boat launch are wonderful places to explore. Some of the forest is old...

Alfond Center for Health, Augusta

Springtime is a really wonderful time to walk the roughly 0.6-mile mown trail in the meadow behind the hospital’s staff parking lot. On the...

Kate Furbish Elementary School trail, Brunswick

The small woods tucked between the school, train tracks, neighborhood, and Route 1 is a great resource for the elementary school. It is clear...

Alonzo Garcelon Wildlife Management Area (South), Augusta and Windsor

My map is not yet complete. This is the twin to the Garcelon WMA north of here, which encompasses the beautiful Spectacle Pond. While...

Great Farm Brook Preserve, Jackson

A fine trail. Most of it follows a well-established, old track that is very easy to walk and really pleasant. When I visited, the...

Monroe Falls, Monroe

This isn’t much of a walk—more a very short trail to a waterfall and pool that is a popular swimming spot on hot summer...

Blueberry Hill, Winterport

As you crest the final hump of the dead-end Blueberry Hill Road, you can’t see what lies ahead until, you can!, a wide open...

Kennard Road Trail, Newburgh

This is a pleasant place to walk, especially if you are looking for a gentler place on the knees. While it’s not wheelchair accessible,...

Northern Pond Natural Area, Monroe

The trail system is ideal here—I love the figure eight. It allows you to do either a longish walk, or keep it short without...

Swan Lake State Park, Swanville

I highly recommend visiting this state park during the off-season, when you must leave your car behind the gates and walk the 0.7 miles...