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Woodward Point Hike or Snowshoe

Date and Time

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Location

Woodward Point, Brunswick, ME,
Maine, Southern and Mid-Coast,
ME

Registration

Registration is required for this activity. Please contact leader(s).

Overview

Let's explore this new preserve on the coast in Brunswick which was a joint venture of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust and Brunswick Topsham Land Trust. There are several trails to check out on this 87.5 acre parcel. The east section of trails is about 1.4 miles round trip and the west section is 1.6 miles total. We will be joined by staff from the Brunswick Topsham Land Trust to learn more about this wonderful new preserve. The terrain is mostly flat and good for families with children. Woodward Point is one of the largest undeveloped parcels of land in northern Casco Bay - a designated estuary of national significance. The preserve cradles all or part of two commercially important shellfish beds and is surrounded by critical habitat for waterfowl and wading birds. Woodward Point's vast fields are also home to a healthy population of bobolinks estimated to be around eighty birds in the summer. See web links for trail map and more info. After the hike, we could go out for a bite to eat. To register, please email Michelle - meamc@micstan.us and include a phone contact, who is coming and winter gear info. A pdf with full details will be emailed after registration. Should conditions become icy, we will require good traction (good grippers or microspikes). If plenty of snow we can use snowshoes.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

Related Link(s):

Trail Map
Article on the preserve

Click map for driving directions
Aerial view

Activities

Hiking
Snowshoeing

Offered By

Maine

Status

Open

Difficulty

Easy

Audience

Families


Leader




(best time to call: before 9pm)

An avid outdoors person, Michelle has been leading hiking, paddling, cross country skiing and overnight outings for several years now. Michelle lives in Topsham but enjoys spending a lot of time in mid Maine at their cabin in Elliottsville (near AMC's MWI lands). Michelle and her husband, Stan are corridor monitors on the AT. They urge everyone to give back with trail work.

Leader


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