Located in Bucksport, Maine, Silver Lake Park is so much more than a serene spot to enjoy spending time in nature. In fact, legend has it that the trails within Silver Lake Park are haunted by the ghost of Sarah Ware; a local woman who was murdered in the area in 1898. To this day, it’s believed that her killer was never brought to justice.

At 67 acres, Silver Lake Park includes approximately 2 miles of hiking trails that lead to the infamous Silver Lake – the site of where the ghost of Sarah Ware supposedly lives.

Since the hiking trails within the park are rated easy, everyone in your family can bond as you spend time breathing fresh air and keeping an eye out for the ghost. Therefore, head to this haunted spot in Maine the next time you’re in the area!


If you’re looking for more haunted places in Maine to explore after checking out Silver Lake Park, take a look at this article: The 7 Most Haunted Hikes In Maine Are Still Plenty Beautiful This Time Of Year. 

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