Timber Point Trail is a 1.4-mile Universally Accessible Trail on Timber Point at the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge. The trail leads past salt marshes, mudflats, shrublands, rocky shores, and mixed deciduous forests. An elevated platform is located along the trail to provide visitors with views of the Little River, the estuary, islands, salt marches, and mud flats. The best time to visit this trail is from May to October.
Visitors can access Timber Island, but only at low tide with a tide clock located at the trailhead to alert visitors of current tide levels. Visitors are also allowed to bring kayaks and canoes to the Little River to paddle. Please note that dogs are not allowed on this trail.
Accessible Trail, Walking, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bird Watching, Picnicking
Southern Maine – York, Cumberland
Coming from Route 9, turn onto Granite Point Road and keep going until you reach the end of the road. The start of the trail is where Granite Point Road becomes Timber Point Road.