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Best trails in Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

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Explore the most popular trails in Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1966 in cooperation with the State of Maine to protect valuable salt marshes and estuaries for migratory birds. Located along 50 miles of coastline in York and Cumberland counties, the refuge consists of eleven divisions between Kittery and Cape Elizabeth.

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Map of trails in Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Park information
Acreage:
14,600 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
All day
Sunday
All day
Contact
(207) 646-9226
Top trails (3)
#1 - Rachel Carson Trail
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 25 m
Rachel Carson Trail is a 1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Kennebunk, Maine that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and isShow more
#2 - Timber Point
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 35 m
Timber Point is a 1.4 mile out and back trail located near Biddeford, Maine that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, natuShow more
#3 - Cutts Island
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 45 m
Cutts Island is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Kittery Point, Maine that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of actiShow more