Length: 3 miles
The Crooked Farm Preserve was established in 2002, as a result of a community partnership among Crook family, the Carpenter’s Boat Shop, the Pemaquid Watershed Association, and the Damariscotta River Association, along with the financial support of the local community and funding from the Land for Maine’s Future Program in collaboration with the Maine Department of Conservation.
Managing organization: Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust
The Crook Trail provides excellent views of the Pemaquid River and Boyd Pond. This preserve provides access to both Boyd Pond and the Pemaquid River making it perfect for land and water lovers. Crook Trail is 2.9 miles; Canoe Launch Trail is 0.2 miles; Pine Loop Trail is 0.2 miles; and Boyd Pond Trail is 0.3 miles.
Directions to Trailhead:
From Damariscotta, take the Bristol Road (state Route 130) 9.9 miles to Old County Road at the Bristol Library. Turn left on Old County Road and travel 0.8 miles; then take a left into the preserve parking.