Massabesic Experimental Forest, Lyman

The Massabesic Experimental Forest in Lyman (it has a twin parcel in Alfred) has one small footpath that I found, blazed in blue. The...

Windham High School, Windham

This is a short trail that runs briefly along the pretty Pleasant River. One loop wraps around a small wetland. This outer loop around...

Blueberry Mountain, near Weld

This is a relatively short, but quite steep, trail to a lovely summit. The mountain summit is part of the Tumbledown Public Lands but...

Mount Blue, Weld

The ascent up Mt. Blue is not as bad as it looks when you’re staring at the mountain from afar. Shaped like a formidable...

Mt. Blue State Park Campground Trails, Weld

You can do a roughly 2.5-mile loop on these campground trails, if you take the Swett Brook trail to the shore and then walk...

Center Hill Nature Trail, Weld

If you don’t quite have the energy or the time to tackle the difficult mountains around here — Mt. Blue, Blueberry Mountain, or Tumbledown...

Warren Woods, Scarborough

This is a lovely place to visit near the Maine Mall, with grassy trails that loop through flowery fields. The 156-acre preserve includes a...

Conant Property, Westbrook

This is a sweet little preserve with interesting rough granite (I think they’re granite) benches, which look a bit like a mini knocked-over stone...

Field Estuary, Freeport

This pretty ~.7-mile Freeport Conservation Trust trail wends through forest before coming out on a marsh. Directions: From the intersection of Wolfe’s Neck Road...

Brewer Woods, Freeport

This is a little walk in the woods. It looks like there might be a discontinued trail that goes by a neighbor’s house. Directions:...