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Blueberries and moose, lobsters and local brews: The Greenway helps you sample Maine's best — including the Eastern Trail featuring Scarborough Marsh.

Total Miles, Spine Route


Miles of Protected Greenway



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Current Progress

The East Coast Greenway begins its journey in Calais, Maine, at the Canadian border. The route through Maine continues south and west through coastal communities, historic mill towns and Downeast blueberry barrens. The 87-mile Down East Sunrise Trail is the longest continuous stretch of the Greenway to date. At Brunswick, northbound travelers can select our complementary 150-mile coastal route, which heads through Camden and Rockland, or the spine route, which continues through Augusta and Bangor, both converging near Ellsworth. 

Three route notices:

  • For Maine’s policies for visitors traveling from out-of-state during the COVID-19 pandemic, please click here for a list of "Keep Maine Healthy FAQs."

  • The Down East Sunrise Trail is unpaved and is only suitable for bicycle riding with wide tires. An on-road alternative route is available for that portion of the route.

  • In Portland, a water taxi service (Portland Sea Taxi, $30 for up to 6 people and their bikes, 207-879-2562) is available between the taxi dock at 72 Commercial Street (between the Maine State Pier and Flatbread Company) and Bug Light Park in South Portland.  Water taxi operates from 7 am-8 pm; reservations recommended.  

Contacts in Maine

Travel to/from & within Maine

Note: Please check with each provider for the latest service information/disruptions due to COVID-19:

Traveling by train? 

Quick tips when using Amtrak with your bike: Do your research in advance; each train line features different bike rack equipment and loading procedures. Check Amtrak for the latest and when in doubt: call the station if you have questions. Click for more: https://www.amtrak.com/bike

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Designated Trails in Maine

Mileage counts reflect the portion of each trail that is part of East Coast Greenway.

  • Calais Waterfront Walkway, Calais; 1 mi

  • Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge Trail, Baring; 8.5 mi

  • Downeast Sunrise Trail, Washington and Hancock Counties; 85 mi

  • Kennebec River Rail Trail, Augusta-Hallowell-Farmingdale-Gardiner; 6.5 mi

  • Rotary Centennial Trail, Benton; 1.9 mi

  • Brewer Riverwalk, Brewer; 0.4 mi

  • Lewiston Riverside Trail, Lewiston ME; 1.25 mi

  • Lisbon Trail, Lisbon; 3.3 mi

  • Topsham Trail, Topsham; 0.5 mi

  • Androscoggin River Bicycle Path, Brunswick; 2.6 mi

  • Beth Condon Memorial Pathway, Yarmouth; 1.9 mi

  • Martin’s Point Bridge, Yarmouth-Portland ME; 0.4 mi

  • Eastern Promenade/Connector/Back Cove Trail, Portland; 2.3 mi

  • Eastern Trail/South Portland Greenbelt, South Portland; 6 mi

  • Eastern Trail, Scarborough-Old Orchard Beach-Saco; 8.2 mi

  • Eastern Trail, Biddeford-Arundel-Kennebunk; 6.2 mi 

Complementary Route

  • Belfast Harborwalk & Passagassawakeag River Footbridge, Belfast; 1.1 miles

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Strolling on packed snow on the Downeast Sunrise Trail in Maine
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Greenway from Machias to Ellsworth

Trips of Interest

Itinerary • Portland, ME, to Newburyport, MA

New England Coastal Ride

Two-day cycling tour recommended by Molly Henry

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Itinerary • Boston to New Hampshire

Border to Boston Trail

Explore trails from Boston to New Hampshire with rides from 17-75 miles recommended by David Read

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Itinerary • One-Week Bike Trip

Boston to Cape Cod Loop

Sample the best of southern New England. From Boston, travel west and south to Providence, R.I., down the Narragansett Bay and east to Cape Cod, then ferry back to Boston.

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Partners in Maine

Our partners include but are not limited to:

News and features of interest

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December 21, 2020

A trail transformation

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June 11, 2020

Get to know the Greenway: Kristine Keeney

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July 8, 2019

Honoring his daughter with the legacy of safer biking and walking

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