Indian Point Trail

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The spectacular view of Ellsworth and the Union River is easily worth the short hike out to the end of the point.
Trail Activity
Length
1.0 mile, Round Trip
Difficulty
Easy
Town
Ellsworth
Surface
Dirt/Forest Floor
Pets
Permitted
Fees
No

Description

The Indian Point Trail winds through the woods, over bog bridges down to a crest overlooking the Union River. The path continues to a scenic point along the Union River with several picnic benches. The views up and down the Union River make this an ideal spot for a hiker’s picnic or a break from work. Watch for occasional river otters swimming by and across the river, where eagles and ospreys can usually be seen.

The Maine Conservation Corps built the bog bridges, and volunteers from College of the Atlantic and the Ellsworth Rotary have donated materials and their time to put some of the finishing touches on the Indian Point property.

Other Information

LMF Logo

This trail passes through a property that was acquired in part with funds from the Land for Maine’s Future program. For more information about the LMF program and the places it has helped to protect, please visit the LMF webpage.

Trail Manager

Visit Frenchman Bay Conservancy online for more information and a printable map or contact:

Frenchman Bay Conservancy
71 Tidal Falls Road
PO Box 150
Hancock, ME 04640-0150
info@frenchmanbay.org
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Trail Tips

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Respect other trail users and be courteous when passing.
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Trailhead Information

From US Route 1/Main Street in Ellsworth, turn onto ME Route 230 South/Water Street and travel 1.0 mile. Turn right onto Tinker Farm Way and continue for 0.2 miles until you see the parking lot and kiosk on the right.

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