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      Fritz and Caroline Oldenburg and Dennis and Jane Shubert (Walden-Parke LLC) gifted 205 acres of Walden-Parke Preserve to Bangor Land Trust in December 2005 and an additional 205 acres in December 2011. This preserve contains large beaver wetlands and several additional habitat types including hardwood and softwood forests in varying stages of maturity, vernal pools, and a portion of Caribou Bog. Woodland flowers bloom here in the spring, and blackberries can be found in the fall. It is across the old Veazie railroad bed from the City Forest. The well-marked Blue Trail forms an easy-to-walk loop about 2 1/2 miles long, leaving from the cul-de-sac at the end of Tamarack Trail, off Walden Parke Way. The Blue Trail map is on the Bangor Land Trust and Maine Trail Finder websites. Pets on leash are permitted on the Blue Trail.

      Directions: From the Stillwater Ave.- Essex Street intersection drive approximately 4 miles north (on Essex Street), passing Church Road on your left. Take your next right onto Walden Parke Way at the entrance to the Edgewood Subdivision. Turn right onto Tamarack Trail and park at the end of the road where you will see a BLT kiosk. The well-marked Blue Trail forms a 2 1/2-mile loop to the Veazie RR bed and back.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: The Bog
      Land Status: Conservation Reserve
      Parking at end of Tamarack Trail google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      • 12
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 31, 2021

      Stats

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      Trails (view details)
      17
      Trails Mountain Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      17
      Trails Trail Running
      17
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      730 ft
      Total Vertical
      109 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      233 ft
      Reports
      113
      Photos
      78
      Ridden Counter
      955

      Photos of The Bog - Walden-Parke Preserve Mountain Bike

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      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2820064grolea00jwishlisttrailCharlie's and 2 more
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 3:27pm
      Aug 15, 2021
      user #1246738Geegee6519addreportBog Backside and 1 more
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 12:56pm
      Jul 31, 2021
      user #1246738Geegee6519commenttrailCharlie's
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 10:58am
      Jul 31, 2021
      user #1246738Geegee6519riddentrailCharlie's
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 10:56am
      Jul 31, 2021
      user #1246738Geegee6519addphoto in My City and 8 more
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 10:49am
      Jul 31, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      user #1246738Geegee6519trailCharlie'sI usually call these types of trails...
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 10:58am
      Jul 31, 2021
      user #2269965BikingEvantrailMaple Trail (aka Hayden's Trail)Probably my favorite trail in the bog. A...
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 6:16am
      Aug 14, 2020
      user #1441628DustioyerreportPeeper TrailAs one of the moderators, I went ahead and...
      Jul 6, 2020 @ 5:32am
      Jul 6, 2020
      user #1513308MarshwatcherreportChick Trail (AKA Chris's Trail)(Seasonal)Closed until July to protect ground-nesting...
      May 4, 2018 @ 4:02am
      May 4, 2018
      user #621187schlockinzreportMaple Trail (aka Hayden's Trail)New bridge is like butter compared to the old...
      Nov 23, 2017 @ 5:25pm
      Nov 23, 2017

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Bangor City Forest 4 17 20.7 km
      The Bog - Northeast Penjajawoc Preserve 3 3 11 km
      Veazie Trails2.2 km
      Newman & Bangor Hill 6 5 82.7 km
      Essex Woods 5 9 92.9 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike178 miles728 ft3 miles108 ft
      #3,613#1,637781131405
      Hike178 miles728 ft3 miles108 ft
      #2,952#1,4911136
      Trail Running178 miles728 ft3 miles108 ft
      #2,961#1,4881138
      Nordic Ski12,264 ft72 ft1,650 ft75 ft
      #399#2324
      • By GregEdwards207 BLT & contributors
      • Admins: ThomasCassidy, PR-NEMBA, schlockinz, ThomasCassidy, BLT
      • #20891 - 2,754 views
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