Wainwright Athletic Fields Complex

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This is a flat, gentle path around open athletic paths that is perfect for a long stroll or aerobic exercise. A section is shared with the South Portland Greenbelt Walkway and Eastern Trail.
Trail Activity
Snowshoeing Mountain-biking Cross-country-skiing Walking
1.4 miles, Loop
South Portland
Gravel/Crushed Stone, Pavement


This is a flat and mostly packed dirt path around the perimeter of the Wainwright Athletic Fields creating a square. Leaving and returning from the parking area, the loop follows the Greenbelt Pathway/Eastern Trail from the parking lot northeast but continues straight where the Greenbelt leaves the fields to continue north; this shared section of the path is paved.

Other Information

The complex is open to the public from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm daily. Playing fields are for scheduled use only. Please carry out all litter.

Dogs are allowed on leash only. Please remove pet waste.

Trail Manager

Visit South Portland Parks and Recreation online for more information or contact:

South Portland, Parks and Recreation
21 Nelson Road
South Portland, ME 04106
Phone: (207) 767-7670
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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

Follow Highland Avenue south 2.6 miles from ME Route 77 in South Portland, and look for Gary Maietta Drive on the right. From Scarborough, follow Highland Avenue 2.8 miles north from its intersection with ME Route 207. Follow Gary Maietta Drive until it ends at the Wainwright Athletic Fields' parking lot.

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