The trail network provides year-round recreation through wooded gently sloping terrain. Highlights include some of the historic buildings, including the Maine State Building and All Souls Chapel. Trails are groomed for cross-country skiing in the winter.
Maple Trail (easy): Easy walk winding through pine trees and sugar maples on a path between the Maine State Building and the Poland Spring Museum.
Amelia's Trail (moderate): This is a short trail along an old carriage road that connects between Montague’s Trail and Griffin’s Trail
Griffin's Trail (moderate): This trail connects Montague’s Trail to the southern portion of Poland Spring’s property. Griffin’s Trail follows old logging roads and winds its way through mature hardwood stands with some steep grades.
Montague's Trail (moderate): This trail begins at the cart path near the Poland Spring Museum and travels through the hardwood forest along the Poland Spring Resort Golf Course and makes its way to a flat wooded area along the shore of Lower Range Pond.
Stone Trail (moderate): This trail begins at the Parking area across from the Poland Spring Museum. It runs southerly parallel to Preservation Way near the top of what used to be a ski area. Although moderate this trail does have some steep grades.
Oscar's Trail (moderate): This trail begins at the top of the old ski area and follows old logging roads along side portions of the old ski lift. This trail does include some steep sections along with gradual inclines.
Oscar's Folly (difficult): This trail loops back onto Oscar’s Trail. This is a short but very steep and rocky trail that follows an old logging road. Rocks on this trail are large and frequent. Use caution.
The trails and property are maintained in collaboration between Poland Springs, Poland Spring Preservation Society, and Poland Spring Resort.
To help maintain the beauty of this natural area and make your visit more enjoyable, please observe the following:
In winter, snowshoers and hikers, please stay to either side of trail. Do not walk in groomed tracks.
From the south: Take I-95/Maine Turnpike Exit 63 in Gray. Turn right and follow the signs to ME Route 26 North. Stay on ME Route 26 north. The Poland Spring Preservation Park will be on your right in approximately 10 miles (about 0.8 miles past the intersection with ME Route 122). Look for and follow signs for Poland Spring Resort.
From the north: Take I-95/Maine Turnpike Exit 75 in Auburn. Take a right to follow US Route 202/ME Routes 4 and 100 south. In about a mile, take another right to follow ME Route 122 to its intersection with ME Route 26. Take a right to head north on ME Route 26 and look for the Preservation Park/Poland Spring Resort signs on the right.
When you reach Poland Spring Resort grounds there are signs leading you to the top of the hill. Please park in the designated parking near the All Souls Chapel.
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