Island Trail (Fort Kent)

This short, scenic trail has attractions with both historic and natural interest points, starting at the Fort Kent Blockhouse and dotted with environment education kiosks along the way. 
Trail Activity
0.40 miles, Loop
Fort Kent
Dirt/Forest Floor, Gravel/Crushed Stone, Pavement


The Island Trail begins at the parking lot for the Blockhouse, then turns into the riverside woods for the majority of the trail. Along the way, there are environmental education kiosks that inform visitors about the surrounding area. Great views of the St. John River and Canada are available where the trail skirts the river. The trail continues through the woods and loops back around to the parking lot where it began.

Trail Manager

Visit the Town of Fort Kent online for more information, or contact:

Town of Fort Kent

Town of Fort Kent
416 West Main Street
Fort Kent,ME 04743
Phone: 207-834-3090
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Trail Tips

Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Camp at least 200 feet from lakes and streams.
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Trailhead Information

On the southeast side of the East Main Street bridge over the Fish River, turn onto Blockhouse Road and continue for 500 feet where parking is available on the right. The trailhead is off of the parking lot. 

Click on a parking icon to get custom directions
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