Morse Mountain to Seawall Beach

EASY 52 reviews
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Morse Mountain to Seawall Beach is a 3.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Phippsburg, Maine that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October.

DISTANCE
3.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
561 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

beach

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

hiking
5 days ago

An easy mountain to conquer on your way to the gorgeous view of Sewall Beach! Bring your bugspray or be prepared to feed bugs in some spots. Loved the mossy woods on the way in ~ reminds me of a great staging for fairy land. Plenty of rocks on the beach for kids to climb. Sadly, no bathrooms at either end of the trail. One of my favorite local hidden treasures!

14 days ago

Gorgeous here!

hiking
23 days ago

Great photography ops! Love this trail.

hiking
23 days ago

We love it!

1 month ago

Excellent trail. Definitely not easy as listed. Very steep hills but so worth it when you get to the beach. Just amazing!!! But bring bug spray!!!!!

hiking
1 month ago

1 month ago

A really nice, easy hike rewarded by a beautiful beach with fantastic waves. Glad I read previous reviews about both bringing bug spray AND arriving before 10 for parking. We arrived at 10:02 and got one of the last spots. As we were starting our hike cars were already being turned away. -- Also note there are no bathroom or changing facilities at trailhead or beach.

1 month ago

Short hike to beautiful beach on a gravel road.

hiking
1 month ago

Nice easy hike with the kids. The beach was huge and very pretty. The kids had a great time looking for shells in the surf. They found over a dozen sand dollars. The greenheads and mosquitoes were out of control, so bug spray really is a must.

hiking
1 month ago

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1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

Easygoing packed gravel out-and-back road/trail through shady pine woods that leads to a pristine ocean beach. Small detour from trail offers lovely high altitude vista of salt marshes and river in the distance. There is a bit of a hill 1/2 mile long going out and returning. No bathroom facilities available. Parking is limited and active Conservancy volunteer will turn you away to avoid overcrowding of cars. We went in late July (high summer season) and were turned away briefly- just drove down road, u-turned and returned, and a carload of hikers or two had left, so we got a spot.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

Always a good time.
Easy hike - incredible beach - never crowded.

hiking
2 months ago

2 months ago

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2 months ago

Very nice easy hike with a spectacular ocean view.

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

This mostly gravel and paved trail is a fun 1/4 day hike. Be sure to bring bug repellent or long sleeves. There can be mosquitoes some days, notably at the beginning of the trail. Seawall Beach at the end, during low tide, is amazing and expansive. That's why my map looks like I'm walking in the ocean.

Pro tip: plan on arriving before 10am if you want to be able to guarantee a place to park and enter. Once the lot is full, the park attendant will have to ask you to leave and come back later or on another day to try your luck. I think the lot holds 20-30 cars at most. If you meet Don, he's like a young Jack Nicholson.