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Barred Owl Trail

0.4 Miles
Easy
Time to Hike: ~12 minutes
Added:
August 05, 2021
Updated:
August 05, 2021

The Barred Owl Trail at the Highland Farm Preserve in York, Maine is an easy 0.4-mile out-and-back trail that leads to an old cemetery from the 1800s along with an obstructed, likely seasonal, vista labelled "overlook" on the main park map.

This trail begins about 100-feet from the end of the Field Trail and heads north along a fairly skinny path. The trail eventually curves around with a view of a field and a private residence in the distance. Shortly after that is an old cemetery with several family members from the 1800s with the last name Kingsbury. Just above the cemetery is a small overlook, with nothing to see during the warmer months as the view is blocked by the trees; however, there might be a seasonal winter overlook here. It's also possible that his overlook is very old and hence, has been grown-in over the years.

The trail then continues heading north - passing up and over an old stone wall - before ending at the Kingsbury Trail.

Parking
Hikers will find parking at the coordinates provided.

Pets
Dogs are allowed if leashed and their waste must be carried out by the hiker.

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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)
Poison Ivy/Oak

Surface Type

Dirt

Seasons

All

Blaze Color

White
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61 '

Total Change
43 '

Ascent
45 '

Descent
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August 05, 2021
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