Frog Hallow Farm South Windham

South Windham, Maine

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Although there is no formal parking area, there is some space in front of the sign for the farm where you can park (nose in). This is “varied terrain, with pastures grown up into 50-year-old woodlots, several ravines with small brooks leading into the north branch of Little River, fields, two small ponds, and a deer wintering area,” according to the Windham Land Trust website. I had a hard time finding any formal trail through these fields, so the going can be a bit tough. As you come down the hill from where you parked, the tall brush hides the fact that there is a great deal of standing water (about 10 to 12 inches), so rubber boots are a good idea. Walk on the rudimentary trail about 0.75 mile from the parking place, and you will get to a brook. There are lots of fallen trees, so the route turns into quite an obstacle course. It is a pretty piece of property, donated by a local resident who owned the land for over 50 years, Mr. J. Dunham. It is there for the use, and the local residents welcomed the dogs with open arms. Because the fields are not mown, beware of the possibility of ticks. Bring your own poop bags and be a responsible dog owner—clean up!
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by Linn Caroleo (Lone Wolf Enterprises, Ltd.)

Although there is no formal parking area, there is some space in front of the sign for the farm where you can park (nose in). This is “varied terrain, with pastures grown up into 50-year-old woodlots, several ravines with small brooks leading into the north branch of Little River, fields, two small ponds, and a deer wintering area,” according to the Windham Land Trust website. I had a hard time finding any formal trail through these fields, so the going can be a bit tough.

As you come down the hill from where you parked, the tall brush hides the fact that there is a great deal of standing water (about 10 to 12 inches), so rubber boots are a good idea. Walk on the rudimentary trail about 0.75 mile from the parking place, and you will get to a brook. There are lots of fallen trees, so the route turns into quite an obstacle course. It is a pretty piece of property, donated by a local resident who owned the land for over 50 years, Mr. J. Dunham. It is there for the use, and the local residents welcomed the dogs with open arms. Because the fields are not mown, beware of the possibility of ticks. Bring your own poop bags and be a responsible dog owner—clean up!

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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: South Windham
Distance: 3.5
Trail Type: Several options
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 2 hours
Driving Directions: Directions to Frog Hallow Farm (South Windham)

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