This property is 72 acres of forest and field located just off Rt. 1/Main Street in Kennebunk, behind Hope Cemetery. Hope Woods represents pristine open space just steps away from the village center! It's a perfect spot to explore in all seasons--winter, spring, summer, and fall! It's accessible for hikers with limited mobility to Hope Woods. The property contains about 2 miles of well-marked trails. Hope Woods was protected in 2017 through a conservation easement held by Kennebunk Land Trust.
Click here for a map of Hope Woods!
Click here to view an aerial video of Hope Woods!
Directions: The trail may be accessed from four points: Barnard Lane (at the back of Hope Cemetery), Wood Pond Lane (in the cul de sac), Fletcher Street (across from Mechanic Street), and Woodhaven Drive (near the intersection with Longwood). Signs are at the trail heads.
Photo by: B. Larrabee