Trails are one of the most important ways our community engages with the natural world – enhancing their physical, emotional, and spiritual health.  We know that trails are an important economic driver, bringing tourists and new residents alike.  For this reason, the Land Trust prioritizes trail connections in our conservation work.

Explore Our Trails In The Links Below

Bradley Pond Preserve
Currently Closed

Bradley Pond Farm hosts two miles of trails are open to the public, providing views of hayfields, stone walls, and Bradley Pond from the hush of deep woods. In addition, we are very disappointed to report that as of December 25, 2020 all trails at Bradley Pond Farm are now closed. This is a result of  COVID-19 safety concerns and users repeatedly not respecting the posted rules and landowners’ privacy. 

Cathance River Nature Preserve
Partially Re-Opened

Cathance River Nature Preserve hosts an extensive network of trails that provide wonderful views of river rapids, flat-water, and the large Heath Bog. The trails at Cathance River Nature Preserve have been partially reopened. Hiker Parking remains closed so please park at the Ecology Center parking or come back another day. Trails south of the Rapids Trail and north of the Ravine Trail remain closed while trail re-routes are being completed and thru access to Head of Tide Park is not possible, so please plan your visit accordingly.

Chase Reserve

Chase Reserve has a 1-mile trail that connects with Freeport Conservation Trust trails.

Crystal Spring Farm

At Crystal Spring Farm 5 miles of trails provide quiet respite in the natural world, winding through deep forest, along creeks, vernal pools, and active farmland, and pass through the unique Sandplain Grassland.

Head of Tide Park

Head of Tide Park provides and important trail head for a 1.4-mile section of trail that connects with the 5 miles of trail at the Cathance River nature Preserve.

Maquoit Bay Conservation Land

Maquoit Bay Conservation Land has a mile-long trail leading to the ocean and wonderful views of Maquoit Bay.

Neptune Woods

At Neptune Woods, multi-use trails are now open for mountain bikers of all levels to find excitement in the woods on Brunswick Landing.

Skolfield Preserve

Skolfield Preserve hosts a mile long trail through mixed woods abutting the salt marsh of Middle Bay Cove in Brunswick.

Smart Property

The Smart Property is the home of the Town Landing Trail, a 0.3 mile trail featuring an uncommon Silver Maple Floodplain Forest with towering silver maples, flooded ash swamps, and views of the Androscoggin River.

Tarbox Preserve

Tarbox is a 121-acre property between the Cathance and Muddy Rivers. The property includes upland forests, fields, active vernal pools, wetlands, and over 4,000 feet of river frontage.

Woodward Cove

Woodward Cove has a water access trail for clammers, wormers, and hand carry boats and a winding, lollipop shaped loop trail just under a half mile long featuring gentle hills, views of the marsh, and numerous apple trees.

Woodward Point

Woodward Point Preserve has a 1.5-mile network of trails that lead across open fields and through forest to the water’s edge with plentiful birdwatching. This preserve is open for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.