Follow An Old Abandoned Railroad To A Small Town On This Enchanting Maine Trail

Every so often we appreciate a good sweat-inducing hike but these days we’re loving the ones that are simple and easy. Bonus points for the trails that come with some history! This one, which links three different towns, fits all of that criteria. The next time you’re in the mood for an outdoor experience, but aren’t looking for anything too difficult consider making this your destination.

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The Kennebec River Rail Trail is a great way to spend the day. You can learn more about it on Maine Trail Finder. And you can check out the official website here. What are some of your favorite, easier trails? Let us know in the comments so we can put them on our must-do list!

If you’re looking for other rail trails, we’ve got some great options! You’ll love these scenic and laid back rail trails in Maine.

Address: Kennebec River Rail Trail, Augusta, ME, USA
Address: Gardiner, ME 04345, USA
Address: Kennebec River Rail Trail, Hallowell, ME 04347, USA
Address: Farmingdale, ME 04344, USA