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Access is at the designated parking area behind Fairview Cemetery, off State Street/US Route 2 in Veazie. Fairview Cemetery is about 0.25 miles north of the Mount Hope Avenue intersection. Use the dirt access road on the northern end of the cemetery to access the trails and parking area.

Parking is also available at the dogleg on Davis Drive, off of Chase Road.

Description

The Town of Veazie owns the 22-acre McPhetres Forest (also known as McPhetres Farm Forest) behind US Route 2 and Davis Drive homes. It contains distinct hardwood, mixed-wood, and softwood forest stands, including a white oak grove and a century old white pine stand. Topography is rolling with terrain generally going up hill as you go back into the property. Highly erodible soils and multiple streams limit recreation to foot traffic only.

Other Information

This land is owned and managed by the Town of Veazie, with volunteer contributions from the Veazie Land Association. Orono Land Trust/Veazie Land Association hold 2 trail improvement days per year, one in Spring (near Earth Day) and one in Fall (usually October). Trail users are encouraged to contact the manager for potential volunteer trail improvement work.

Trail Manager

Visit Town of Veazie online for more information or contact:

Town of Veazie
1084 Main Street
Veazie, ME 04401
Phone: (207) 947-2781

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Keep campfires small and contained to established fire rings in permitted sites only.