Mackworth Island Hiking Trail

Cumberland County, Maine

Distance1.4mi
Elevation Gain415ft
Trailhead Elevation28ft
Top50ft
Elevation Min/Max3/50ft
Elevation Start/End28/28ft

Mackworth Island Hiking Trail

Mackworth Island Hiking Trail is a hiking trail in Cumberland County, Maine. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 28 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 415 feet. Near the trailhead there are parking, restrooms, and a bicycle parking.

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AMC's Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
Carey Michael Kish
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"This easy trail circumnavigates the island with far-reaching views of the islands and lighthouses of Casco Bay and Portland Harbor." Read more
Outdoors with Kids: Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
Ethan Hipple and Yemaya St. Clair
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"A short, easy loop trail circles the scenic island, famous for its fairy village where you, too, can create a fairy house from found natural objects. As soon as you set foot on 100-acre Mackworth Island, it’s easy to see why the trailhead parking lot is often full. Its close proximity to Portland offers visitors quick and easy access to the splendid natural world. But it’s something more than that: from its unique blend of human and natural history to its famous fairy village, this place is magical. Plan to visit on a weekday or during non-peak hours, early in the morning or late in the day, as parking is very limited." Read more

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Trail Information

Cumberland County
Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly, Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility
Swimming, Skiing
Additional Use
Maine Bureau of Public Lands, 207-688-4172, parksandlands.com
Local Contacts
Local Maps

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Dec 2018