This 0.3-mile trail is accessible for most people, with its hard-packed, 6-foot-wide gravel trail that can be used with wheelchairs or strollers. Follow this trail to view Meadow Brook and the beautiful Mill Stream, which flows out of Parker Pond into the Bagaduce River. The Blue Hill Heritage Trust has protected and manages the land that this trail is on. You can download a trail map (PDF) from the land trust’s website.
Follow this trail, which includes two easy to moderate includes along it, to view the site of an alewife passageway that has been restored. You can also enjoying walking, hiking, and looking for birds and other wildlife while you visit.
Closest Town: Brooksville
Activities: Hiking, Wildlife Watching, Bird Watching, Hunting, Fishing, Dog Walking (on leash), Cross-country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Swimming, Paddling
Region: Downeast Maine – Hancock & Washington
Trail Mileage: 0.3 miles
Directions: At the intersections of Route 175 (Bridge Street) and 176 (Bagaduce/Coastal Road), turn onto Bagaduce Road in Brooksville. You will travel about one mile and see the parking lot and trail head on your right. The parking lot fits at least five cars.
Banner photo: courtesy Blue Hill Land Trust