Alewive Woods Preserve
The crown jewel of KLT properties, this preserve boasts over 625 acres of land and a 45-acre pond at its center, and is ideal for mixed recreational uses. The forested, scrub pine parcel provides habitat to a variety of wildlife; trails meander through a red pine plantation that was re-vegetated after the fires of 1947. Originally planned as the second phase of Alewive Farms residential development, the property was conserved by the Trust in 1990. Blueberry picking in summer, some wildflowers present in spring.
Directions: From the intersection of Route 1 (Main Street) and Fletcher Street (Route 35) in Kennebunk, proceed west on Fletcher Street for 1.8 miles. After crossing I-95 bear left on Alfred Road and drive 3.0 miles. Bear right on Cole Road and drive 0.7 miles. The entrance to the parking lot for Alewive Woods Preserve is on your right (Lat: 43° 25’ 50” N; Lon: 70° 37’ 19” W). Please note that the lot at the trailhead is small and fills up quickly. You can park on the side of Cole Road if the lot is full. Information kiosk on site.
2.5 miles of trail, Easy to Moderate
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