Red Rose Preserve

 
leashed+pet.png
hiking.jpg
hunting.jpg
 
 

The Preserve is open free of charge to the public from dawn to dusk.

A perennial stream runs beneath this bog bridge. The trail features the longest KELT bog bridge to date measuring 100 ft, built by our Stewardship staff and volunteers.

A perennial stream runs beneath this bog bridge. The trail features the longest KELT bog bridge to date measuring 100 ft, built by our Stewardship staff and volunteers.

 

Ecology of the Preserve

The ribbon cutting at the preserve's grand opening in 2008.

The ribbon cutting at the preserve's grand opening in 2008.

 

Geology of the Preserve

Blue blazes mark the trails along the way.

Blue blazes mark the trails along the way.

- Driving Directions -

To get to the preserve, take Route 1 south from Bath towards Brunswick. Take the ME-196 W exit toward ME-24/I-295/Topsham. Turn right at the first intersection after the exit. Then turn left onto ME-24 N and follow for 7.4 miles. Turn left onto Ridge Road and drive up the hill. Park in the gravel lot for the Town of Bowdoinham’s sports fields (North Field) on the left. Approximate street address is 66 Ridge Road, Bowdoinham, ME. Click here for a Google Map.

 

Share what you see at Red Rose Preserve!

Use iNaturalist to document the plants and animals you see while wandering through our trails. The observations you make will appear below, use the tool to check out what people have already recorded!