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Trailhead

Trailheads are located at the Portland Transportation Center Bus/Train Station, Mercy Hospital, Danforth Street and West Commercial Street. Parking is available along Thompson’s Point Road; fee parking is available at the Portland Transportation Center, 100 Thompson’s Point Road off Congress Street. METRO Bus Route 5.

Description

The Fore River Parkway Trail links the Portland Transportation Center bus/train station to West Commercial Street. The wide, paved trail features lovely views of the Fore River. Along the way it passes Mercy Hospital, with access to Mercy’s Pond Loop Trail, which offers excellent bird watching. While the Fore River Parkway Trail provides safe access to Danforth Street, it ends abruptly on West Commercial Street—cyclists and walkers should use caution until sidewalk improvements in this area are complete.

Trail Manager

Visit Portland Trails online for more information or contact:

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

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Plan Ahead and Prepare

Be prepared to find your way home. Familiarize yourself with the area before you set out and bring your map and compass along.