Best Hiking & Biking Trails in Ogunquit, Maine
Spring weather is doing its usual irresistible thing, blossoms and greenery are taking over the landscape, and the air’s filled with the twitter (the original twitter) of songbirds. It’s a truly fabulous time to visit the Beautiful Place by the Sea with pitch-perfect accommodations here at Ogunquit.com!
If you feel like getting out right into the thick of the warm breezes and generous sunshine, you’ve got the perfect launch pad with lodgings at the Gorges Grant Hotel, the Juniper Hill Inn, the Milestone, or the Cottage at Acorn Lane. Some fine walking, hiking, and biking routes await you within easy reach of your downtown Ogunquit perch with us. Here’s a quick survey!
The Marginal Way
You don’t have to leave Ogunquit to find a genuinely celebrated New England stroll: With Ogunquit.com accommodations, you’re within shouting distance of the famous Marginal Way seaside path. This roughly mile-long paved trail running between Ogunquit Beach and Perkins Cove puts the Atlantic front and center as you enjoy coastal gardens, tidepools, and long out-to-sea views.
Hiking Close to Ogunquit
You’ve got some stellar options for hiking within a close radius of Ogunquit, including some protected lands showing off the rich beauty of Southern Maine’s coastal zone. That includes Mount Agamenticus Conservation Region, which encompasses one of the most significant forest blocks in the region and delivers some far-reaching views from its highland trails.
Some seven miles of trails, meanwhile, await you at the Wells Reserve, where you can roam from dune-backed strand and tidal estuary to coastal woods and meadows. The Wells Reserve falls within the more extensive holdings of the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge—named for the great naturalist, environmentalist, and author who penned Silent Spring—which offers other hiking opportunities as well.
You also won’t be hurting for options in the bicycling department as an Ogunquit.com guest of ours. It’s a blast to pedal in and around town, not least on Shore Road. Then there’s the fabulous Eastern Trail, a roughly 65-mile-long bikeway linking Kittery and South Portland, Maine that includes some 22 off-road miles.
Mount Agamenticus, meanwhile, maintains mountain-biking trails, which can also be found within a short drive of Ogunquit at Bradbury Mountain and Smith Preserve.
Join Us for Southern Maine Hiking & Biking With an Ogunquit.com Getaway
From the high forests of Mount Agamenticus to the surfside amble of the Marginal Way, explore springtime loveliness on a getaway to the Beautiful Place by the Sea with Ogunquit.com! Don’t forget you can always save by booking directly with us.