OGUNQUIT- walk the earth on Earth Day

DATE: Apr 22, 2018 Sunday
END DATE: Apr 22, 2018 Sunday

Trip/Event Location: Ogunquit Beach ME

Trip Leader(s)

Scarborough, ME United States

Meeting Time: 10:00 AM

Max # People: 12

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level:

Easy to Moderate

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Region: New England

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I’m guessing come mid to late April the local wooded trails will still be wet and muddy.  So let’s do a beach walk.  

Ogunquit Beach runs almost the entire length of the peninsula between the Ogunquit River and the Atlantic.  The beach is 3+ miles long.  We will walk a good portion of the main beach and also walk Marginal Way (2+ miles round trip). 

In total the walk will be approximately 7-8 miles.  Total walking time should be about 3+ hours.  Afterwards let’s do lunch at a local eatery of the group’s choosing.

The Earth Day tides, at Ogunquit, will be in our favor with low tide at about 11 am.   So the beach portion of the walk will be on either side of low tide.


Qgunquit websites:,-70.6056187,15z


Make sure to:

Dress in layers

Have plenty of water

Bring a snack (lunch will probably be between 1 and 2pm  - if you decide to join us)

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

DRIVING DIRECTIONS - Lets carpool if we can (after all it will be Earth Day).  

Let’s meet at the Beach Street parking lot (by the beach).  

Note: there are several places to park in town besides Beach Street (most charge a fee).



Take 95 south to the Wells exit # 19

Turn left on route 9 (east) for .5 miles

Turn right onto Chapel Road for 1.2 miles

Turn right onto route 1 (south) for 4.4 miles

Turn left onto Beach St. for 0.3 miles



Take 295 north to the Yorks/Ogunquit exit # 7

Turn right toward route 1(east) for 0.3 miles

Turn left onto route 1 (north) for 7.6 miles

Turn right onto Beach St. for 0.3 miles

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Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

Scarborough, ME

United States

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