Sanford Historic Walk

This signed historic trail winds its way through downtown sections of Sanford and features sites such as Goodall Mansion, Goodall Park, Goodall Public Library, City Hall as well as former homes, businesses, churches, and school sites.
Trail Activity
1.8 miles, Network
Dirt/Forest Floor, Pavement


The trail is located on City of Sanford sidewalks with only a small portion going over forested floor.  All signs describing historical locations along this trail are easily viewed from the sidewalk and include photos from the historical archives of the late photographer Fred Philpot with permission from the Sanford/Springvale Historical Committee. 

Trail Manager

Sanford Trails is an all-volunteer organization that promotes, builds, and manages trails in Sanford and Springvale. Learn more by visiting:

Sanford Trails

Sanford Trails
919 Main Street
Sanford, ME 04073
Phone: (207) 324-9135
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Trail Tips

Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Make a small campsite, preferably where there is no vegetation.
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Trailhead Information

Although this walk may be accessed from many locations, it officially begins in Central Park at the corner of School Street and Washington Street. Parking is available on the street and at the municipal parking lot across the street.

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