An easy family hike through mixed woods to the shoreline of Meadow Brook with bird viewing areas.
The trail is a loop beginning to the right of the trailhead kiosk, traversing evergreen/deciduous woods and crossing a tributary stream along the way. The lower portion of the trail traverses closer to Meadow Brook and has two side paths to viewing areas.
Walking, hiking, dogs on leash, birding.
Mountain bikes, motorized vehicles, camping.
Please Leave No Trace
Directions and Parking
From the junction of Route 131 and Route 1 in Thomaston, follow Route 131 approximately 7 miles south and turn right onto the Walston Road. After 2.6 miles turn right onto Turkey Cove Road and travel 0.5 miles to the Meadow Brook parking lot on the left. From the intersection of the Walston Road and Route 131 in the village of Tenants Harbor, travel approximately a mile and bear left onto Turkey Cove Road and travel 0.5 miles to the Meadow Brook parking lot on the left.
Level of Difficulty
0.5 miles (round trip)
- Click here for Trail map
- Click here for volunteer opportunities
- Click here to email the Conservation Commission with trail comments
- St. George students share stories and learnings highlighting our connections to, and appreciations for, our community of people and places. Join us to listen to the local history of smelt fishing around the peninsula, and smelt history in Meadow Brook Preserve. Meadow Brook Preserve and Rainbow Smelt History.
The Meadow Brook Preserve is a collaboration between the St. George Conservation Commission, the Maine Coast Heritage Trust and the Georges River Land Trust and is maintained by volunteer efforts. The trail is open from sunrise to sunset. The parking lot and trails were made possible in part by a grant from the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund.