Harpswell Cliffs and Long Reach Mountain Trail

MODERATE 75 reviews

Harpswell Cliffs and Long Reach Mountain Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Harpswell, Maine that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
262 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

Just a little rugged. Very well marked. Wear mosquito repellent!! You will be eaten alive.

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21 days ago

This is a nice trail, but I would definitely rate it an easy trail, not moderate. The last part of the trail ends at the transfer station and wasn't sure where to go from there. The trail was marked but I did find that a couple places where we went off the trail. It's not just a loop- has a bunch of overlooks before the cliff, some didn't offer much of a look, but he too was nice.

The water was so pretty and unique. I'll definitely go back.

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21 days ago

Great trail with beautiful views! Well maintained and marked, though we did wander off trail a couple times without meaning to - there are many "subtrails" so really pay attention to the white blazes. Challenging ascent to the cliffs, but nothing too terrible (no ladders or ropes needed). Many roots along the entire trail so I recommend hiking boots over running shoes. My friend's dog had a blast; there are some spots with sharp drop-offs so bring a leash. I'll definitely hike this trail again.

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26 days ago

Beautiful views on the Cliff Trail and great for dogs. I gave it three stars because I found it way too heavily trafficked. If you prefer hiking without tons of other people around, this place is NOT for you. We went on a Saturday around 11:00. Maybe weekdays or early mornings are more peaceful. I think the description of this trail should be changed to "heavily trafficked loop trail".

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1 month ago

Fun walk in the woods. Dog friendly.

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1 month ago

absolutely wonderful easy trail with very few steep areas, lovely for an afternoon walk with family and our dog.

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2 months ago

Such fun trail to bring your pet and friends. only 30 minutes north or Yarmouth. I truly enjoyed my first experience out there and can't wait to check it out in the fall.

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2 months ago