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Western Head Preserve
Cutler, Maine

Home > Seacoast > Western Head Preserve in Cutler, Maine

John and Donna's Most Excellent Adventure!

This 247 acre preserve of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) provides seaside forest growth, rocky shores, and cobble layered covers. There is a 3.5 mile long hiking trail on the preserve that provides great ocean views of the Atlantic as well as the fishing village of Cutler, Maine.

Cove along shore of Western Head Preserve, Cutler, Maine
A cove along the shoreline of Western Head Preserve


How to Get to Western Head Preserve

From I-285 (Portland, Maine area) take Route 1 along the coast.  Take the Topsham exit to get to Route 1 Coastal Highway  Continue on to Route 1 along the coast. Or you can opt to go through either Bangor or Augusta for quicker routes. Eventually you will want to find yourself on Route 191. Before you enter Cutler Village take a right onto Destiny Bay Road. Travel almost to the end until you come upon a small parking lot on the right hand side. The trail beginning is just a short walk down the road on the right hand side.

Trail beginning of Western Head Preserve
Beginning of hiking trail in Western Head Preserve


Maps of Western Head Preserve

Map Western Head Preserve
Western Head Preserve located in Cutler, Maine

Map of Western Head Preserve Cutler Maine
Map of Western Head Preserve

Topo Map of Western Head Preserve Cutler Maine
Topo Map of Western Head Preserve Cutler, Maine
1:24,000 by USGS

Overhead Imagery of Western Head Preserve Cutler Maine
Overhead Imagery of Western Head Preserve (USGS)

Map of Little Machias Peninsular. Town of Cutler. Western Head Preserve is at the far east point on this map.
http://cutlermaine.net/Cutler_Map3_sm_zone_4_5_10.pdf

Trail Map of Western Head Preserve - Panoramio.
www.panoramio.com/photo/40772309

Trail in the Western Head Preserve
The trails in the Western Head Preserve are well-maintained


Places to Stay - Lodging

See the Travel-Maine.Info Cutler, Maine page for lodging.
www.travel-maine.info/city/cutler.htm

Gorge in Western Head Preserve
A picturesque gorge in Western Head Preserve


Blog Posts, News Stories and
Magazine Articles on Western Head Preserve

July 22, 2013. "Best Kept Secret - Western Head Preserve, Cutler, Me". By Rodeo Nexis Photography.
http://rodeonexis.com/2013/07/22/best-kept-secret-western-head-preserve-cutler-me/

July 21, 2010. "Western Head Preserve". Bangor Daily News.
https://bangordailynews.com/2010/07/21/news/down-east/western-head-preserve/

Cobble Beach along the shore of the Western Head Preserve
Cobble beach along the shore of the Western Head Preserve

 


 

 

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