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Oven's Mouth Preserve

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Dover Cross Rd, Boothbay, ME 04537
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Magic place to hike!

This place is a must-see! Great intermediate hiking, along tidal channels, mud flats, natural... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Boothbay, Maine
Great walk

Great walk, trails easy to follow. Not busy, beautiful scenery and wildlife. Worth a visit. Take... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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A great place for easy hiking trails and picnics for family fun.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“easy hike” (7 reviews)
“nice hike” (5 reviews)
“mud flats” (2 reviews)
Dover Cross Rd, Boothbay, ME 04537
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This place is a must-see! Great intermediate hiking, along tidal channels, mud flats, natural forest, and steep, rock-faced ledges.

Thank Paula55AquaMarine
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great walk, trails easy to follow. Not busy, beautiful scenery and wildlife. Worth a visit. Take the camera

Thank Woodhouse20
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Pretty scenery, quiet, medium-strenuous hike. No flat areas. A real "walk in the woods". Some water views. Really enjoyed this hike.

1  Thank Amy B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Check the tide schedule before you go to maximize the beauty of Ovens Mouth. Parking is free, trails are well marked/traveled.

Thank Y5314AAscottl
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This was a good stop to do a short very easy hike with nice views. Very flat. We did the east branch, which was just under two miles. We will try the west branch next time, which is suppose to be just under four miles...More

Thank KRS1234
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I was misled by the glowing reviews about this hike on Trip Advisor. There were repeated steep ups and downs on the supposedly easy Eastside trail and no benches. My complaint is with the exuberance of the other Trip Advisor reviewers. If I were younger...More

1  Thank Opal144
Reviewed 24 May 2017

With so many trails to explore, the hiking never gets old. Enjoyed the waterfront paths and bird watching.

Thank jwixson106
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The local tourist map is not detailed enough to locate this place and GPS wasn't good either. We persevered and with the the help of a local woman, we found the place. Lovely walking beside the river. Trails are generally easy to navigate. Lots of...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We hiked both of the trails to take advantage of the scenic views along the peninsula on Back River. The trails were basically forest floor with some rocks and roots - easy hike on both trails. The vistas along the East and West sides offered...More

2  Thank SeniorTravelME
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Two separate trail heads eat ending at the same point. Mostly an out and back hike but could be changed with two cars. Nice to make the end a lunch or snack spot as it's on the water Great views and not a hard hike

Thank Fran M
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