Scarborough River Wildlife Sanctuary

Providing a combination of wooded trails and mowed grass paths, this trail system provides short and long loops through an old golf course and opportunities to access the banks and marshes of the Scarborough River.
Trail Activity
Length
1.0 mile, Network
Difficulty
Easy, Moderate
Town
Scarborough
Surface
Dirt/Forest Floor, Grass, Boardwalk/Bog Bridging
Pets
Permitted
Fees
No

Description

The Scaborough River Wildlife Sanctuary is a town-owned sanctuary for the protection and encouragement of wildlife habitat and for the preservation of the local historical significance of the land. From the parking area, the property slopes down to the banks and flats of the Scarborough River. A three-quarter mile long trail loops around the property, passing through field and forest. A side trail leads down to the banks of Scarborough River where a date carved in a rock is said to have been put there by a local legend, Indian Jane. A cut-off trail allows for a shorter loop option of about a half mile.

Trails are comprised of mowed and wide forest paths with short sections of boardwalk. All the trails tend to be of an easy grade.

Other Information

The Sanctuary will be open to the public from dawn to dusk year-round. All users to the sanctuary must carry out what they carry in.

Pets must me on a leash at all times. 

Trail Manager

Visit Town of Scarborough's Community Services online for more information or contact:

Town of Scarborough

Town of Scarborough
PO Box 360
Scarborough, ME 04070
Phone: (207) 730-4150
comserv@ci.scarborough.me.us
View website

Nearby Events

VIEW EVENTS CALENDAR

Trail Tips

Plan Ahead and Prepare
Tell someone your plan and when you’ll return, just in case.
Legend
Hide All

Trailhead Information

From US Route 1 in Scarborough, turn east onto ME Route 9 (Pine Point Road). Continue for 1.8 miles and look for the driveway and sanctuary sign on the left. The trailhead leaves from kiosk off the gravel parking lot.

Click on a parking icon to get custom directions
Please Log In or Create Account to add comments.
These awesome businesses support our goal of connecting people to outdoor adventures in Maine!
Hang Tight!
Nearby services are loading
No Results
No Services Found
SHARE THIS TRAIL

Add Trail Log

Please wait…
Join In on the Fun!
Log in or create an account below to unlock all the great features of Maine trail finder: keep track of trails you want to do, preserve memories of trails you’ve done, earn badges, and more!
Your log in attempt was not successful. Please try again.
    Lost your password? Reset your password
    Don't yet have an account?
    There was an issue with your submission. Please try again.
      * Indicates required field
      Please check the box below before submitting.
      Already have an account? Login here
      Enter your username, and we will send you a new, randomly generated password to your email account.
      There was an issue with your submission. Please try again.

        Success! A new password has been emailed to you.

        Log in now

        Please wait…