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West Side Trail

The West Side Trail is a multi-use trail that brings off-road single track bicycling to Yarmouth.   For walkers, runners, and bikers, the trail connects neighborhoods, office parks, preserves, and public beaches.
Trail Activity
Length
8.2 miles, Network
Difficulty
Moderate
Town
Yarmouth
Surface
Dirt/Forest Floor, Grass
Pets
Permitted
Fees
No

Description

The West Side Trail is a new multi-use trail addition that brings off-road single track bicycling to Yarmouth. Offering multiple loops within each section, this multi-use walking/running/ biking trail presently stretches from the Cousins Island (Snodgrass) Bridge to U.S. Route One in five sections, all within the CMP power line corridor. The trail will eventually extend the 6 miles (as the crow flies) from the Cousins Island power plant to the North Yarmouth town line, along Yarmouth’s western border. Much of the trail is under the cover of the adjoining tree canopy, presenting a remarkably pleasant experience from what might otherwise be anticipated along a power line corridor. The trail can be accessed at any of the numerous road crossings (look for crosswalks and trail crossing signs) and parking is available at the Fels-Groves Farm Preserve on Gilman Road and at the Tyler Technologies upper parking lot on Tyler Drive. The West Side Trail is entirely within the boundaries of the Central Maine Power transmission corridor.

Other Information

With dogs, walkers, mountain bikes and runners all frequenting this multi-use trail, caution and courtesy is required of everyone. Dog walkers must comply with the town’s Dog Control Ordinance, which should be consulted for current requirements and information.

Trail Manager

Visit Yarmouth Community Services online for more information or contact:

Yarmouth Community Services

Yarmouth Community Services
200 Main Street
Yarmouth ME 04096
Phone: 207-846-2406
info@yarmouthcommunityservices.org
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Trail Tips

Be Considerate of Other Visitors
Be aware of and limit the noise you and your group generate. Enjoy the sounds of nature.
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