Cliff Trail

Location Information

Organization Name: 
Town of Harpswell
Location Entrance:
263 Mountain Road
Harpswell, ME 04079
207-833-5771 x108
Moderate (Gently rising terrain with the likeliness to encounter occasional obstacles)
Primary Walking Surface:
Days & Hours of Operation: 
Dawn to dusk. The trail is accessible at night. There is no lighting; travel at your own risk.
Suitable for Ages:
Children • Teenagers • Adult • Senior
Number of walking routes:
Total walking route length:
2.30 miles
Location Website:

Location Description

The Cliff Trail is a 2.3-mile loop trail near the highest point in Harpswell. This marked trail features a shore walk along the tidal Strawberry Creek, two ‘fairyhouse’ zones and spectacular views from 150-foot cliffs overlooking Long Reach (water view0. There is a portable toilet during the summer months. Restrooms are available in the town office during operating hours.

Location Features

Gentle hill • Ocean • Rural • Steep hill • Stream/river • Vista • Wetland • Woodland
Are stairs an option in the route?: 
Blazed • Leashed pets permitted • Reliable cell phone reception • Restroom
Access restrictions: 
No motorized vehicles or biking.Wear orange clothing during hunting seasons.

How to Get There

Driving Directions:
The trailhead is behind the Town Office on Mountain Road (connecting the Harpswell Neck Road [Rt 123] and the Harpswell Islands Road [Rt 24]) at the far left corner of the parking lot near Strawberry Creek. The is a bike rack at the trailhead

Other Items of Interest

Affiliated groups: 
Town of Harpswell