This Easy Nature Trail In Maine Winds Through Scarborough Marsh For Water Views Of All Sorts

These days there’s nothing we crave more than some fresh Maine air. Whether the air is warm or chilly, getting outside has always been a great way to clear the mind and start fresh. Especially this year! We love local hikes, but we’re not always looking to break a sweat which is why we appreciate the flat, scenic trails that can be found throughout the state. This simple-to-follow route is one of our favorites.

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Scarborough Beach State Park is beautiful to visit year-round. It’s typically open from dawn to dusk. In the summer you’ll find the parking lots quite busy, so arrive early unless you’re okay with walking across the street to access the beach from the off-site lot. You can learn more about the park and how to enjoy it by visiting their website here. You can learn more about the trail and see a map by checking out If you have questions you can reach someone on 207-883-2416.

This isn’t the only beachfront hike you can enjoy after the summer. In fact, winter in Maine might be the best time to hit the beach with these 8 beautiful coastal strolls!

Address: Scarborough Beach State Park, 418 Black Point Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074, USA