Hide Map


From US Route 1 in Hancock head south on Point Road for 4.5 miles. Turn left onto Wharf Rd and continue for 0.2 miles. Park by the Hancock Point boathouse and walk north along Carter’s Beach Road for 0.6 miles.


The trail begins at the end of Carter’s Beach Road and meanders through the woods to the Point Road and back to the beach. The trailhead is marked with FBC’s blue diamond trail markers and the trail itself is marked with blue paint blazes. The preserve contains 17.9 acres on the east shore of Hancock Point, including woodland, a tidal salt pond and shore frontage on Frenchman Bay.

Trail Manager

Visit Frenchman Bay Conservancy online for more information and a printable map or contact:

Frenchman Bay Conservancy
71 Tidal Falls Road
PO Box 150
Hancock, ME 04640-0150


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Nearby Geocaches


Check for nearby geocaches to Salt Pond Trail.

Leave No Trace Principle

Leave What You Find

Avoid the introduction or transport of non-native species. Use local firewood from within 50 miles and clean, drain, and dry water equipment when moving between water bodies.