QUICK TRAIL FACTS
- Preserve Size: Not sure
- Trail Mileage: 1.1 mile loop
- Pets: yes
- Difficulty: easy
- Sights: ferns, mosses, and mushrooms
This is an easy-to-follow 1-mile loop trail in a pretty patch of forest. I couldn’t stop taking pictures of the mushrooms here, which come in an array of colors, from inky black to sunshiny yellow, blood-red orange, and a shade of chilly blue.
Note: The parking lot is plowed in the winter.
Directions: On Route 1 in Ellsworth, turn right onto Route 184 and drive 2.8 miles. Immediately past the town hall, turn left on Pinkam’s Flats Road and drive 2.3 miles to the parking lot and trailhead on the right.