Hiking and Biking Trails in the Bangor Region
City of Bangor Trails
The City maintains a number of trails for recreational use. The Bangor Land Trust also maintains a number of links to download printable maps and includes information on outdoor programs.
Brewer River Walk and Children’s Garden
Located on the waterfront along the Penobscot River, the Brewer Riverwalk features themed plantings, paved walking paths, a waterfall and an area for events such as weddings or performances. In the children’s garden you will find chess tables and picnic tables for people of all ages to enjoy. The entire length of the Riverwalk is equipped with free Wi-Fi (90 minutes/per person/day) and 24 hour video surveillance for safety. https://brewermaine.gov/community/riverwalk-trail/
Other parks and hiking areas around Brewer: https://brewermaine.gov/parks-recreation/parks-cemeteries/
Orono Land Trust
The Orono Land Trust maintains 14 different areas. Visitors use the trails for a range of outdoor activities. In the summer, trails can be used for walking and biking. In the winter, skiing, snowshoeing, and more are available.
Our more than 1,000 acres offer a host of low-impact activities for people of all ages to enjoy the natural beauty of Maine. For more information and printable maps: oronolandtrust.org/lands-trails-maps/
Old Town’s Hirundo Wildlife Refuge
Hirundo offers environmental educational programs to schools and the public throughout the year and is dedicated to cultivating a love of nature in local youth and fostering future generations of environmental stewards.
For more information: https://www.hirundomaine.org/about-hirundo
Bangor Area Trails Map – Bangor Greendrinks
For a more comprehensive list of hiking and biking locations, local environmental non-profit Bangor Greendrinks created a Bangor Area Trails map and guide. The guide is updated annually. It is a great resource to find riverfront strolls, solitary walks in the woods, challenging singletrack for mountain biking, and winter trails for cross-country skiing, showshoeing, and biking.