Huston Landing 1740: A Coastal Rivers Heritage Preserve

Length: 0.4 miles round trip

Difficulty:

  • easy

Permitted Use:

This 10-acre preserve, donated by J. Huston Dodge, Sr. , includes over 500 feet of frontage along the Damariscotta River and features a unique geologic formation called a tombolo. The shoreline here is a spawning site for horseshoe crabs.

Managing organization: Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust

Trail Abstract:

The trail descends gently through a field, and then winds down to the shore past a large glacial erratic.

Directions to Trailhead:

The parking area for Huston Landing is located on the Bristol Road (Rt. 129) in Damariscotta, 1.6 miles from Business Route 1, on the right as you head south. A small pull off allows parking for 1-2 vehicles.

Preserve Guidelines:

Please click here for guidelines to this preserve.

map of Huston Landing