Posted on May 3, 2018 and last updated on November 30, 2020

Tatnic Hills Preserve, Wells


  • Preserve Size: 202 acres
  • Trail Mileage: 1.8 miles
  • Pets: no
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Sights: white oak and shagbark hickory trees

The Nature Conservancy protects 202 acres of land here, which contain two fairly uncommon tree species for Maine, the white oak and shagbark hickory. Together, the two loops create a nearly two-mile walk. Or you can do just a mile loop on either side of Cheney Woods Road.

Directions: The preserve is located on Cheney Woods Road, after it turns into a dirt road. The parking area is about .6 miles from the intersection of Cheney Woods and Tatnic road, and is 2.5 miles from the intersection of Cheney Woods Road with Route 9B.

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