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Portland Trails

Contact Information

Main Contact

  • Kara Wooldrik, Executive Director
  • 305 Commercial Street
  • Portland, ME 04101
  • Phone: 207-775-2411 |  FAX: 207-871-1184
  • Email:

    Alternate Contact

    • 305 Commercial Street
    • Portland, ME 04101

MLTN Member

Mission Statement

To create a 50-mile network of multi-use trails within Greater Portland. Serve as a public advocate for the protection of and access to natural places within the city. Encourage the participation of neighborhoods, schools, and the business community in trail use and stewardship.


Portland, Falmouth, Westbrook, South Portland, Cape Elizabeth

Quick Facts

  • Number of Staff: 3.00
  • Membership: 800
  • Annual Meeting: January
  • Newsletter: Portland Trails
  • Acres owned: 29
  • Number of Parcels: 6
  • Acres under Conservation Easement: 75
  • Number of Parcels: 4
  • Founded: 1991
  • We continue to work on our major trail developments, including:
  • The Back Cove/Eastern Promenade Connector linking two of Portland's most popular trails
  • The Stroudwater Trail, a lovely wooded walk along an important wildlife corridor
  • The Fore River Trail, developed from funding provided by the Julie N. oil spill
  • The Lyseth/Pine Grove Trail, developed with funding from Northern Utilities
  • The Presumpscot Riverwalk now under construction
  • In addition, our expanding education and outreach program continues to bring conservation and stewardship issues to a broader audience, and to the next generation

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