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Best trails in Harpswell

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Looking for a great trail near Harpswell, Maine? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Popham Beach State Park or Wolfes Neck Woods State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Town of Harpswell or Fore River Sanctuary. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 13 easy trails in Harpswell ranging from 0.6 to 2.1 miles and from 0 to 170 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Harpswell
Top trails (13)
#1 - Cliff Trail
Town of Harpswell
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
This trail is experiencing high usage during COVID-19. While we are not closing the trail, we are limiting the parking and number of people on the weekends (experiencing 400+ people on Saturdays alone). Please consider visiting one of the other 17 trails in Harpswell and be prepared with a back up plan if the parking is full. Please be considerate of other hikers and socially distance. Dogs are now required to be ON leash at all times. Updated information can be found at www.harpswellrecreation.comShow more
#2 - Long Reach Preserve: Long Reach Loop
Harpswell Heritage Land Trust
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 48 m
#3 - Devil's Back Trail: East Side
Town of Harpswell
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 27 m
Note: This trail is experiencing high usage during COVID-19. While we are not closing the trail, we are limiting the parking and number of people on the weekends. Please consider visiting one of the other 17 trails in Harpswell and be prepared with a back up plan if the parking is full (do not park along main road) Please be considerate of other hikers and socially distance. Dogs are now required to be ON leash at all times. Updated information can be found at www.harpswellrecreation.com The Devil's Back Trail consists of several smaller trails. Included east side trails: Gun Point Cove Loop Seal Rock TrailShow more
#4 - Devil's Back Trail: West Side
Town of Harpswell
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 34 m
Note: This trail is experiencing high usage during COVID-19. While we are not closing the trail, we are limiting the parking and number of people on the weekends. Please consider visiting one of the other 17 trails in Harpswell and be prepared with a back up plan if the parking is full (do not park along main road). Please be considerate of other hikers and socially distance. Dogs are now required to be ON leash at all times. Updated information can be found at www.harpswellrecreation.com The Devil's Back Trail consists of several smaller trails. Included west side trails: Otter Creek Trail Byles Point Loop South Byles Point Loop NorthShow more
#5 - Skolfield Shores Preserve: Hemlock and Merrucoonegan Trail Loop
Skolfield Shores Preserve
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 34 m
#6 - Pott’s Point Preserve
Harpswell Heritage Land Trust
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 29 m
#7 - Wilson’s Cove Trail
Harpswell Heritage Land Trust
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 16 m
#8 - Curtis Farm Preserve: Williams Field and Curtis Cove Loop
Harpswell Heritage Land Trust
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 49 m
#9 - Otter Brook North and South Loop
Otter Brook Preserve
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 51 m
#10 - Hackett and Minot Trail
Harpswell Heritage Land Trust
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 28 m
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