Land Trust Trails

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.

Androscoggin Woods is home to a mile long trail system that follows the riverbank and meanders through the riverside forest. Located in Topsham, Androscoggin Woods provides beautiful views of the Androscoggin River as well as important habitat for many plants and animal species along the river and wetlands. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

Bradley Pond Farm hosts two miles of trails open to the public, providing views of hayfields, stone walls, and Bradley Pond from the hush of deep woods.

All trails at Bradley Pond Farm are temporarily CLOSED. BTLT is currently working with the easement landowners to re-route and re-open the trails to the public later this year.

Cathance River Nature Preserve hosts an extensive network of trails that provide wonderful views of river rapids, flat-water, and the large Heath Bog. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

The trails at Cathance River Nature Preserve have been PARTIALLY REOPENED. Hiker Parking remains CLOSED so please park at the Ecology Center parking. 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 has a 1-mile forested trail that connects with Freeport Conservation Trust trails. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

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. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

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. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

Maquoit Bay Conservation Land has a mile-long trail leading to the ocean and wonderful views of Maquoit Bay. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

At Neptune Woods, multi-use trails are open for mountain bikers of all levels to find excitement in the woods on Brunswick Landing. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

Skolfield Preserve hosts a mile long trail through mixed woods abutting the salt marsh of Middle Bay Cove in Brunswick. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

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. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

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. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

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. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

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. For more information about this property, trail details, and directions, click the photo above.

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