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Purinton Homestead Conservation Area

Traditional rural farmland and forest preserve in West Bowdoin, with just over a mile of trail through 40 acres of fields and 100 acres of woods.
Trail Activity
Length
1.2 miles, Loop
Difficulty
Easy
Town
Bowdoin
Surface
Dirt/Forest Floor, Grass
Pets
Permitted
Fees
No

Description

These walking paths make a pleasant 1.2-mile loop through forests and fields. A section of trail follows a curving stream, the Little Gillespie Brook.

Trail Manager

For more information please visit Androscoggin Land Trust online or contact:

Androscoggin Land Trust

Androscoggin Land Trust
86 Main Street, Suite 201
PO Box 3145
Auburn, ME 04212
Phone: (207) 782-2302
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Trailhead Information

The trailhead physical address is 267 West Road, West Bowdoin, ME 04287.

Follow ME-196 in Lewiston north to the intersection with South Lisbon Road in Lewiston. Turn left onto South Lisbon Road and follow to intersection with Crowley Road. Turn left onto Crowley Road and follow until the Town of Sabattus where it turns to Bowdoinham Road. Continue on Bowdoinham Road until you cross into the Town of Lisbon where it becomes the Store Road. At the intersection with West Road, turn left onto West Road and follow past the field on the right. When the fields turn to woods again, look for a sandy informal parking area on the right, which is adjacent to the trailhead.

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