Hinckley Park Trail is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near South Portland, Maine that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
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These popular trails offer loops of various lengths and difficulty around two ponds with the opportunity to enjoy wooded and field sections as well as the shoreline along the pond. Terrain can vary from uneven, climbing paths to flat, gentle walks. The trail system in Hinckley Park offers a number of loop hikes, both large and small. The terrain of the park is equally varies, combining woodland stretches, walks along the shore and even an open pasture. The lower end of the park is toward the parking area off of Highland Ave. The trails generally gain elevation as you walk toward Stillman Street. The outermost loop comprises a hike of 3/4 miles. In addition to the trails shown here, there a number of side trails have been established over the years to provide access from the Whitworth Drive and Simmons Road neighborhoods. The park is a popular destination for dog walkers year round. Hinckley Park is a favored destination for dog walkers. Please remember to obey leash laws where applicable and clean up after your pet.