Our Trails

The Blue Hill Heritage Trust makes a number of beautiful places around the Peninsula available for hiking, launching your canoe or kayak, observing wildlife, or simply relaxing and enjoying the scenery.


Click on the individual trail maps below or download our BHHT trails (pdf)

Here is a Bagaduce Water Access Map with our Bagaduce River Access points.


CAUTION!  Bridges and walkways are slippery on some of the trails after it rains.  Please be careful.

For information on hunting on BHHT properties please click here.

Trailhead Directions (PDF) for all BHHT Peninsula Trails



Blue Hill Mountain

4.5 miles of trail up and over the mountain with views of Blue Hill Bay, Acadia, and Camden Hills.  The new Becton Trail offers views of Toddy Pond and Great Pond Mountain to the north.

• Osgood and Hayes Trails

• Becton Trail

• Post Office Trail


Kingdom Woods Conservation Area

3.25 miles of trail through 800 acres of forest and wetland.


Peter’s Cove and Peter’s Brook Trail

Peter’s Cove provides canoe and kayak access at high tide.

Peter’s Brook Trail is a 0.5 mile trail to a beautiful waterfall.



South Street to Parker Point Trail

0.5 mile trail that connects South Street and Parker Point Road.






Hundred Acre Wood

1.7 mile trail through diverse forest.





Ferry Landing

23 acres of fields and woods bordering the Bagaduce River across from Castine.


John B. Mountain  JohnB Mtn

1 mile of trail loops over small mountain with lovely views.

Snow Natural Area and Nab Island

40-acre parcel with over 2,550 feet of shorefront on the Bagaduce River.Earth3




Greenbie Natural Area

Walking trail begins at Rt. 166A. This 43-acre property includes field, mixed woods, 2 seasonal streams, and beaver flowage.


Hatch Cove 

Picnic on mowed fields on either side of Rt. 166 (Castine Road) just north of the British Canal.



PENOBSCOT  Sherm Perkins park

Sherm Perkins Memorial Park

Located in Penobscot village on Rt. 175/Rt. 199.



Weinland Nature Study Area

On Gray Ridge Rd. More than 40 acres of the former Condon Forest includes hard and soft wood stands, a brook, Weinland Nature Walkwetlands, and granite outcroppings along 1 mile trail.





Bagaduce River Canoe Access

300 ft. footpath leads to river.

Cooper Farm at Caterpillar Hill

2 miles of trails through blueberry fields and forest.



Salt Pond

Salt Pond Canoe Access

500 ft. path to water’s edge.

Snow’s Cove Preserve

2 miles of trail with views of Bagaduce.




Carter Nature Preserve

Carter Nature Preserve

2/3 mile trail through forest and field along shoreline of Morgan Bay.



Furth Wildlife Sanctuary and Talalay Nature Sanctuary

2 miles of trails through forest.




Patten Stream Preserve

1.5 mile trail loops through forest and along stream.


Please respect the land

  • Please visit on foot and during daylight hours only.
  • Dogs on leash are welcome except on the trails at Carter Nature Preserve, Furth Wildlife Sanctuary, and Talalay Nature Sanctuary. Please clean up after your dogs.
  • Stay on marked trails to minimize your ecological impact and to respect private property owners and neighbors.
  • Leave plants, animals, rocks, and other natural features as you found them.
  • If you are part of a party of ten or more, please call BHHT for permission.
  • Commercial use is not allowed.