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Kennebec River Rail Trail

Gardiner, ME 04345
+1 207-582-3100
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Gotta love the river

This is a great walk. Go from Gardiner to Augusta along the river. Lots of places that you can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
stacifowler
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Gardiner, Maine
Great spot for a run if you're in Augusta

We parked near the city capital building (near the YWCA) and caught the trail down to the water. It... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
catatonia_10
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London, United Kingdom
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Trail is paved from Gardiner to Augusta, Maine.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice walk” (4 reviews)
“maine state” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Gardiner, ME 04345
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+1 207-582-3100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great walk. Go from Gardiner to Augusta along the river. Lots of places that you can see the river. Trail mile markers, flat and paved. Places to sit and lots of places to enter the trail.

Thank stacifowler
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

We parked near the city capital building (near the YWCA) and caught the trail down to the water. It has chain link fence on the river side, and some old buildings on the left-- still it was a nice run towards Hallowell where there is...More

1  Thank catatonia_10
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This is a great trail. However, there have been some sketchy incidences and using the trail should be done with caution. I would not use the trail at night. I would go in a group or at least with a partner. There are no public...More

2  Thank Susan T
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

"If you build it, they will come!" The famous line from the movie "Field of Dreams" says it all. This trail is such a great addition to the Augusta area. The trail starts in Augusta and goes clear to Gardiner. It follows the Kennebec River...More

1  Thank forshara
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Great paved trail connecting Gardiner to Augusta. Perfect for walkers, runners and bikes. It can get very busy on warm days so come early. Beauty view of river for most of the way. Most of trail is traffic. A gem for people of Gardner and...More

Thank Anna B
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This trial is hot topped and a beautiful walk along the river. You can stop in Hallowell for lunch or a drink. You can walk to Gardiner and back or you can park a car at both ends. Enjoy your time outside.

Thank SteveAugusta_Maine
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a wonderful place to walk your dog, ride a bike, jog or rollerblade. It's paved and level, and follows the Kennebec River from Gardiner, north through Farmingdale and Hallowell, to Augusta.

1  Thank skeelovr
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The trail is paved, wide and level and if you peek between the trees you can glimpse the river, but it sure is boring to walk. Might be more fun on a bike.

2  Thank happyhamster123
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Fences were removed near the southern entrance. These fences were convenient to lean against or lean your bike against when you're tired. The trailbed is well-maintained as usual.

1  Thank Opal144
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Quite lovely lake side walking trail in Waterfront Hallowell, close to Augusta,Maine state, USA for relaxing wit family & friends, with free car parking & pretty large natural picnic spot with sitting area & suitable for water sports.

1  Thank ShrenikShah2009
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