Timber Point

Timber Point trail is a scenic 1.4 mile loop located in Biddeford Pool that takes visitors past fringing salt marshes, cattail marshes, mixed deciduous forest, mudflats, shrublands, and rocky shores.

photo: Timber Point Trail Type: Nature Trail
Length: 1.40 miles
Loop Trail? Yes
Allowed Uses: Boating, non-motorized: Canoeing
Boating, non-motorized: Kayaking
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Wildlife Observation
Agency: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: Biddeford, Maine
States: Maine
Counties: York
Latitude: 43.40738   Longitude: -70.39542

From Rt 9 in Biddeford turn onto Granite Point Road. Stay on Granite Point Road until you reach the end. The trail begins where Granite Point Road turns into Timber Point Road.

Description

Timber Point is a 97-acre peninsula with a 13-acre Timber Island that borders the Little River Estuary and the Atlantic Ocean. This scenic 1.4 mile loop is located on the peninsula and takes visitors past fringing salt marshes, cattail marshes, mixed deciduous forest, mudflats, shrublands, and rocky shores. Visitors can access Timber Island only at low tide. A tide clock is installed at the Timber Island trailhead so visitors can successfully time their visit as the trail to the island is impassable at high tide.

Additional Details

Width: 50 inches.
Primary Surface: Wood chips
Secondary Surface: Gravel
Soil, compacted

Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: 6
Elevation High Point: 20
Year Designated: 2013

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Map: Map of the Timber Point Trail
Website: New Timber Point Trail at Rachel Carson National W
Website: Hiking Opportunities at the Rachel Carson National

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Public Contact:
Ward Feurt
Refuge Manager
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
321 Port Road
Wells , ME 04090 -4758
(207) 646-9226 x 25
Ward_Feurt@fws.gov

 

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Maine Coast Fall. Photo by Deb King.

Maine Coast Fall. Photo by Deb King.

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