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Great bike path

Great short bike path next to an old railroad between Gardiner and Augusta. It is paved and well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hallowell, Maine
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Great for bike riding or walking, pet friendly

Wife and I brought the bikes up all the way from Florida for this trip because we wanted to... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
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Trail is paved from Gardiner to Augusta, Maine.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Gardiner, ME 04345
+1 207-582-3100
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great short bike path next to an old railroad between Gardiner and Augusta. It is paved and well taken care of. For bikers it is a bit short- but great for walking, jogging, scooting, roller skating, and teaching kids to bike.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 904jenp
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Wife and I brought the bikes up all the way from Florida for this trip because we wanted to continue to exercise on vacation. We did the Kennebec Rail Trail yesterday and today and loved the ride and the views of the river. It's a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank mcpandt
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank stacifowler
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

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank catatonia_10
Reviewed 19 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

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Susan T
Reviewed 13 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank forshara
Reviewed 5 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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Anna B
Reviewed 24 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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank SteveAugusta_Maine
Reviewed 20 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.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank skeelovr
Reviewed 11 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.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank happyhamster123
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Not that I saw, but wasn't looking, would be a great idea for someone to start up a business.