Preserve Details

trail length
0.6 miles
difficulty level

Widgeon Cove Trail

Harpswell Heritage Land Trust

This short loop trail is the perfect way to take in beautiful Widgeon Cove on Harpswell Sound. The path winds through woodlands, across ravines and along the shoreline where there are dramatic views of the cove.

At this these scenic viewpoints, visitors can enjoy a picnic with family and friends, take pictures or just sit quietly to observe waterfowl, wading birds and other wildlife. The Widgeon Cove Trail is part of the 88-acre Dunning Farm Conservation Easement. This privately owned property will remain forest and working farmland forever.


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Widgeon Cove Trail is located at 709 Harpswell Neck Road, Harpswell. From the intersection of Rt 123 and Bath Rd at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, follow Rt 123 south for 7.4 miles. Immediately after the Wilson’s Cove Trail parking lot on the right, look for the Widgeon Cove Trail parking lot on the left.

Visitor Guidelines

  • Open dawn to dusk.
  • Carry in, carry out.
  • Pedestrian use only.
  • No overnight parking.
  • No open fires.
  • No camping.
  • Dogs must be on leash.
  • Carry out all dog waste.
  • No hunting or discharge of firearms.
  • Please respect wildlife, neighbors and other users.
  • This trail is on private property.  Please respect the owner’s privacy.
  • Power driven mobility devices are not allowed.