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Peaks
Peaks Timber Point, Timber Island, ME
Trails
Trails: Timber Point Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Limited parking, but not an issue today 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Land bridge to the island is only accessible for about 4 hours around low tide 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trail is in perfect shape. No blowdowns or obstructions and well marked 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Not allowed 
Bugs
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Today's hike was quite the change of pace from what I normally do. This afternoon we hiked the Timber Point Trail in the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge in Biddeford. I'm sure the small parking area fills quickly in the summer and on weekends, but it was not an issue today. The trail is extremely easy for the most part, as it is graded and flat all the way to the old estate on the shore.

The old buildings were interesting to walk around as we waited for the tide to be low enough to cross to Timber Island. Once the land bridge was exposed, we crossed over and circled the island. We walked along it's rocky shore, as there are no established paths on the island.

The area is very scenic, and crossing to the island makes for a unique hike. We also stopped by a few other local attractions such as Blowing Cave and Colony Beach to watch the sunset.  
Name
Name: Sam Shirley 
E-Mail
E-Mail: newenglandskier13@aol.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-05-12 
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