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Carson Trail

1.0 Mile
Easy

Lookout/Views

Dogs (leashed)

Biking

The Carson Trail at the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge in Wells, Maine is an easy 1 mile loop hike that leads through a pine forest on the edge of a salt-marsh.

There are about 6 lookout points along the trail that give great views of the salt-marsh. The trail is fairly flat with minimal elevation gain and ascent.

This is a popular trail, especially for dog walkers and strollers. Biking is technically allowed, but may be a bit difficult due to the high foot traffic.

Parking a be a bit tight if you show up later in the morning since the parking lot is not very large. To enjoy this trail during the Summer, show up early.


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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Surface Type

Dirt

Seasons

All

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30 '

Total Change
45 '

Ascent
45 '

Descent
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1.0 mile
Trail added August 26, 2016
2020 donation goal

3.4% completed

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