Knight Trail

Wells, Maine

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A short, sweet loop through a hilltop fruit orchard and high mowing overlooking the grand estuary of the Webhannet River. The Knight Trail offers many pleasant views of the surrounding countryside and is one of the shorter trails in the reserve. Laudholm Farm is one of twenty-five national estuarine research reserves managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Situated in a prime seacoast location, the reserve includes parts of the Little River and Webhannet River watersheds as they flow into the Atlantic Ocean. Several ecological areas, including a salt marsh, barrier beach, upland meadows, and forest make up the reserve. Research studies indicate that 70 percent of the fish caught off the Atlantic seaboard depend for survival on estuaries like this one. Special Features: orchard blossoms in spring, overlook of Webhannet estuary, and visitor center with exhibits and programs.
Nature Walks along the Seacoast: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, & Maine

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Nature Walks along the Seacoast: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, & Maine

by Julia Older & Steve Sherman (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)

A short, sweet loop through a hilltop fruit orchard and high mowing overlooking the grand estuary of the Webhannet River. The Knight Trail offers many pleasant views of the surrounding countryside and is one of the shorter trails in the reserve. Laudholm Farm is one of twenty-five national estuarine research reserves managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Situated in a prime seacoast location, the reserve includes parts of the Little River and Webhannet River watersheds as they flow into the Atlantic Ocean. Several ecological areas, including a salt marsh, barrier beach, upland meadows, and forest make up the reserve. Research studies indicate that 70 percent of the fish caught off the Atlantic seaboard depend for survival on estuaries like this one. Special Features: orchard blossoms in spring, overlook of Webhannet estuary, and visitor center with exhibits and programs.

©  Julia Older & Steve Sherman/Appalachian Mountain Club Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Walking
Nearby City: Wells
Distance: 0.6
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 45 minutes
Season: Best spring through fall
Local Contacts: Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve
Driving Directions: Directions to Knight Trail

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