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Stroudwater Trail

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This lovely wooded trail follows the bank of the Stroudwater River from Portland's historic Stroudwater Village to Westbrook.
Trail Activity
Length
2.2 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Moderate
Town
Portland
Surface
Dirt/Forest Floor, Gravel/Crushed Stone
Pets
Permitted
Fees
No

Description

The Stroudwater Trail connects the Portland peninsula to the Westbrook City Line. This  trail is heavily wooded with both flat and hilly sections. The surface is gravel and packed earth. Benches have been provided at scenic outlooks. The west end of trail between Blueberry Road and Hutchins Drive is closed in winter as it crosses through one of Portland’s few remaining deer yards and provides valuable deer habitat during the winter months. The trail crosses under the Maine Turnpike behind the UNUM campus and continues east along the river at a flat slope, with boardwalks traversing wet areas. Near the River’s Edge Drive trailhead, the gravel trail ascends up a steep grade via stairs to reach Congress Street.

Trail Manager

Visit Portland Trails online for more information and a trail map or contact:

Portland Trails
305 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: (207) 775-2411
info@trails.org

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Trail Tips

Dispose of Waste Properly
Dispose of solid human waste in a cathole 6-8 inches deep and at least 200 feet from water, camp, or trails. Don't forget to cover it up when you're done!

Trailhead Information

There are three trailheads, each with parking for 5-9 cars. From outer Congress Street look for Portland Trails’ sign 0.1 miles west of Westbrook Street at River’s Edge Drive. Larger parking areas are available at Blueberry Road and Hutchins Drive, located further west on Congress Street, beyond the I-95 overpass. METRO Bus Route 5 will take you to the River’s Edge trailhead.

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