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Sebago to the Sea Trail - Section 3: Mountain Division Trail (Otter Ponds to Route 202)

The Sebago to the Sea Trail is a continuous shared-use trail connecting Sebago Lake to Casco Bay. This section follows the paved Mountain Division Trail to connect the Portland Water District's conserved land at Otter Ponds with the Presumpscot River and US-202 in South Windham.
Trail Activity
Length
5.7 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Easy, Moderate
Towns
Gorham, Standish, Windham
Surface
Pavement, Dirt/Forest Floor, Grass
Pets
Permitted
Fees
No

Description

This section of the Sebago to the Sea Trail follows the paved Mountain Division rail trail between Otter Ponds and South Windham. The eastern section of this combined trail passes near Shaw Park, crosses the Presumpscot River, and then cuts through the Gambo Recreation Area. These public lands provide great side trail adventures [see linked postings in Trail Map tab].

At the western extent of this section of the Sebago to the Sea Trail, near Otter Ponds, the Mountain Division Trail continues farther west, departing the old train tracks and passing through conserved woodland on an unpaved gated road. This section of the Mountain Division Trail may be used to access the Sebago to the Sea Trail from ME-35 at Johnson Field.

Other Information

Trail guidelines:

  • No motor vehicles other than snowmobiles are allowed on the Mountain Division Trail.
  • The Otter Pond's area is owned by the Portland Water District. Fill out a visitor's permit at the Johnson Fields parking lot and respect all posted rules.

More information about allowed uses and restrictions on the Portland Water District's Sebago Lake Land Reserve here.

Trail Manager

Visit Sebago to the Sea Trail online for maps and information, or contact the managers, Town of Gorham or Town of Windham. The Presumpscot Regional Land Trust coordinates the Sebago to the Sea Trail.

Town of Gorham

Town of Gorham
75 South Street
Gorham, ME 04038
Phone: (207) 222-1630
recreation@gorham.me.us
View website

Town of Windham

Town of Windham
8 School Road
Windham, ME 04062
blross@town.windham.me.us
View website

Presumpscot Regional Land Trust

Presumpscot Regional Land Trust
PO Box 33
Gorham, ME 04038
Phone: (207) 839-4633
info@prlt.org

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Trail Tips

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Trailhead Information

There are four parking options for this section of the Sebago to the Sea Trail:

  • Shaw Park: Located at the end of Partridge Lane in Gorham off ME-237. Park and follow signs for Sebago to the Sea Trail and Mountain Division Trail.
  • Gambo Recreation Area: Follow Gambo Road in Windham to the Gambo Recreation Area. Park and follow signs for Sebago to the Sea Trail and Mountain Division Trail.
  • South Windham Post Office: Park in the back of the lot at the South Windham Post Office located on US-202. Follow signs for Sebago to the Sea Trail and Mountain Division Trail.
  • Johnson Field: Located on ME-35 (just north of the ME-114 intersection) on the right side of the road, just south of the railroad tracks. Parking is located at the northeast corner of the lot. Look for the Portland Water District kiosk and please fill out a PWD permit.
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