Salmon Point and Parcel 4 Trails, Auburn

While you’re not allowed to swim in Lake Auburn, the municipal drinking water supply, you can walk along public trails that bring you to...

Dresden Falls Archaeological and Wildlife Preserve, Dresden

 This 31-acre parcel, made up of meadows and river frontage, is one of the most important prehistoric sites in Maine. Native people camped...

Litchfield Community Park, Litchfield

This park and trail network are wonderful assets to the town of Litchfield. You can start at the town office or just up the...

Esker Trail, Readfield

As you get closer to the end of Esker Trail, which drops off into a wetland, it feels like you might be walking along...

Surry Hill Community Forest, Fayette

Mountain bike trails in green; walking path in blue. My point-and-shoot camera was out of batteries when I summited this open 600-foot hill on...

Underwood Springs Forest, Falmouth

This is a great preserve to have in the neighborhood, and a great preserve for the students at the abutting Friends School. The two...

High School Mousam Way trails, Sanford

These are amazing trails, maintained by Sanford Trails, that are wheelchair accessible and really lovely and quiet. They mainly follow old dirt roads that...

Androscoggin Woods, Topsham

We visited the day before this Brunswick Topsham Land Trust preserve officially opened, and the land stewards were putting the final touches on this...

Grimes Park, Vinalhaven

Grimes Park is a tiny park with short trails and great views of the cove and harbor. You can explore the park and have...

Starboard Rock Sanctuary, Vinalhaven

I love the way Vinalhaven Land Trust introduces this preserve on its pamphlet: “Welcome to one of the most dramatic promontories on the Maine...