Hamilton Audubon Sanctuary

Bath, Maine 04530

Hamilton Audubon Sanctuary

Hamilton Audubon Sanctuary Professional Review and Guide

"A series of looping trails follow the spruce-covered shore of Back Cove and the narrow rocky channel between Foster Point and Williams Island. The hike also passes two small ponds and meadows. There are several places along the trails where you can access the shore. Although at low tide much of Back Cove is a mudflat, it is still quite scenic.

The hike first follows the Red Trail across a meadow that slopes down to Back Cove. Meadows like this one are a great
place to find butterflies and summer birds. They also harbor
ticks. When you walk through the screen of trees to the
shore, make sure to check yourself for unwanted hitchhikers.
From the Red Trail, follow the Blue Trail down across the
bridge over a narrow inlet that looks more like a creek. Fol-
low the Blue Trail as it loops up to and around several small
points."

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Trail Information

Bath
Nearby City
2.7
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
2-3 hours
Duration
May-Oct
Season
Maine Audubon, (207) 781-2330, http:// maineaudubon.org/find-us/ hamilton-sanctuary
Local Contacts
DeLorme: Maine Atlas & Gazetteer map 6; USGS Orrs Island
Local Maps

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Jul 2018