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A variety of trails through the woods, great for walking, running, xc skiing (experienced skiers only), and snowshoeing. Some pleasant surprises are tucked away inside--two ponds, "whale rock," a lovely stone fireplace with benches, amphitheater, apple tree with bench. Main entrance on Montello has a...More
If you find yourself in the Lewiston, Maine area, and are looking for a peaceful retreat during the day, I highly recommend that you consider a quick drive to Thorncrag. While originally dedicated as a bird sanctuary, it is better known for its flora. the...More
Fun trails, plenty of shade on the sunny days. A few spots with some really nice views and some historical sites. Rated a 4 due to not being able to bring dogs. That alone keeps us from going there like we use to and it’s...More
The whole family loves to come to thorn Craig for a peaceful and quiet hike!
There are a few trails to pick from .We have
done them all !
Lots to discover and see different animals and birds in there habitat!
We most recently went...More
I got lost several times, the trail markings could be much better. The major problem is that there are tributary trails that lead to private land and residences and are not marked but as someone who has never been there before all you have is...More
If you find yourself in Lewiston or Auburn Maine and have a little free time, the Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary is a little jewel. While it calls itself a bird sanctuary I found very few birds. Lots of evidence of Pileated Woodpeckers but no sighting. What...More
Thorncrag is a little gem of nature in the middle of a city. A little exertion is required to go all the way to the top so this is not for couch potatoes. Some trails are easier than others. The main trail takes from 15-30...More
Thorncrag is a peaceful hiking/birding/nature area only minutes from the bustling city of Lewiston. A good parking area and ample trails and trail markings give the solitary escape seeker or the family gang on an outing plenty of room to explore and enjoy the woods.