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Inland Woods Trails and Pine Ridge Loop

The Inland Woods Trail offers a short loop trail, crosses a stream, and climbs along a wooded ridge, intersecting with a double-track multi-use tote road trail that leads to several miles of trails in the Pine Ridge Recreation Area.
Trail Activity
Length
6.4 miles, Network
Difficulty
Moderate
Town
Waterville
Surface
Dirt/Forest Floor, Woodchips
Pets
Permitted
Fees
No

Description

The Inland Woods Trail, located in the 17-acre woods behind Inland Hospital, 200 Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville, is approximately 1 mile in length and provides a convenient link  to several miles of trails.

A quarter-mile, mulched walking loop connects with a natural surface “Streamside Trail” and 24 foot pedestrian bridge constructed by the Maine Conservation Corps that crosses over a small stream, an interesting natural feature of the property. The Streamside Trail then connects to a walking trail that climbs along the ridge and intersects with a double-track multi-use tote road trail leading to the 144-acre city-owned Pine Ridge Recreation Area.

The Pine Ridge Recreation Area, owned by the City of Waterville, offers several miles of trails for mountain biking, walking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. From walking paths along meandering streams to old tote roads paralleling stone walls and twisty single-track bike trails, the area offers something for all non-motorized interests and abilities. Recently rehabilitated and expanded, the area is one of Central Maine's most beautiful and surprisingly untouched natural areas.

Trail Manager

Visit the Inland Hospital online for more information or contact:

Inland Hospital

Inland Hospital
200 Kennedy Memorial Drive
Waterville, ME 04901
Phone: (207) 861-3292
inlandhospital@emh.org
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Trailhead Information

The Inland Woods Trail is accessed via the employee parking lot at Inland Hospital, located on ME Routes 11/137 (Kennedy Memorial Drive) in Waterville, Maine. The hospital is a little less than a mile from Exit 127 off I-95 going towards downtown Waterville (on the right), or if coming from downtown Waterville, it is a little over a half mile past the where Kennedy Memorial Drive crosses Messalonskee Stream. There is a clearly marked trailhead in the back corner of the employee parking lot behind Inland Hospital.

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Margaret Johnston
October 02, 2017
Wish I had discovered these trails back in the spring! Can't wait to walk them soon!
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