Ownership

Cape Elizabeth Land Trust (CELT)

Location

On the Spurwink River, south of Scott Dyer Road and north of the town’s property at Gull Crest. Get directions to Willow Brook here.

Access

Access is available from the Town Center trail, accessible from behind the Cape Elizabeth High School, or immediately south of Starboard Drive off Spurwink Avenue.

Description/History

This level and easy-to-follow trail provides wonderful views of the Spurwink Marsh through open fields with scattered oak groves and long-abandoned crabapple and apple trees. Pheasant, herons, owls, and hawks are often seen along this trail. This trail also leads to the Spurwink Bridge across the Spurwink Marsh and serves as an integral connection to the Gull Crest trail system, Willow Brook trail, and the Town Farm trail system.

Rules

Please cherish and help care for this natural preserve. Limit trail use to daytime hours only. Carry out all waste and stay on marked trails.

Please, no:

  • Foraging
  • commercial use of property
  • motorized vehicles
  • fires and camping
  • hunting
  • alcoholic beverages and illegal substances

*Notice for Dog Owners

Please keep dogs within sight at all times and remove all dog waste. Please keep dogs out of sensitive habitat areas. No commercial dog walking at any time. Reminder: Maine Law requires dog license and rabies tag on collar at all times.

Date Protected

1986, 1990