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Welcome to The Eastern Trail in Southern Maine
Southern Maine's Multi-Use Greenway

 

The Eastern Trail is a 65-mile section of the East Coast Greenway, a transportation-recreation greenway connecting Kittery, in southernmost Maine, to Casco Bay in South Portland!

The Eastern Trail is both a trail and a vision. The Eastern Trail has a growing span of off-road sections, as well as a scenic on-road route that mostly follows quiet country roads. Experienced bike riders and hikers can enjoy a beautiful journey from South Portland's Bug Light Park on Casco Bay (near Portland) to Kittery's Piscataqua River.

ET Bridge over the Maine Turnpike

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Latest News

Fri., Feb. 12 - ET Twilight Walk (Great Maine Outdoor Weekend) in Biddeford

Come out and enjoy the trail this Friday, Feb. 12 - Southern Maine Health Care, 1 Medical Center Drive.

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Is this the year for Eastern Trail link?

By Michael Kelley Staff Writer

With Army Corps of Engineers and Maine Department of Environmental Protection approval in hand, it’s a “critical year” for a long-term project to connect the Eastern Trail between the Nonesuch River in Scarborough and the Wainwright Farm Recreation Complex in South Portland.

So says Scarborough Town Planner Dan Bacon.

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Winter Activities on the Eastern Trail

With snow now covering the trail, and possibly more to come, we offer some thoughts about winter activities on the ET:

    We've been contacted by several trail users who ask snowshoers, walkers, and winter cyclists to avoid the ski trail that skiers work very hard to develop and maintain along one side of the trail.

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Full Moon Walks on the Trail - Two options 2/21 & 2/22

The next Full Moon Walk has two options! One Sunday 2/21 in Scarborough, and the other Monday 2/22 in Biddeford.

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