Magnificent Routes for Exploring Maine

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Portland, Maine is home to some of the most beautiful and historic routes in New England. Explore the historic Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse, enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Eastern Promenade, or check out views of the skyline from Back Cove.

Whether you’re local to the Portland, Maine area or not, there’s no shortage of great routes. Check out these three Magnificent Maine running, walking, or biking routes – taken from our very own, FASTZach app!

3 PORTLAND, MAINE ROUTES BY FASTZACH

1. EASTERN PROMENADE TRAIL – 5 MILES
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The Eastern Promenade Trail is known as “the jewel” of Portland’s trail network. The promenade offers miles of paved trail along the waterfront and is perfect for walkers, bikers, runners, and swimmers seeking a route through downtown Portland.

2. BACK COVE TRAIL – 5.6 MILES
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This popular route loops around Back Cove and offers miles of paved trail for running, walking, or biking. One of the oldest trails in Portland, Back Cove offers great views of the Portland skyline.

3. CAPE ELIZABETH – 6 MILES
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Cape Elizabeth is home to the oldest lighthouse in Portland, Maine and one of the most photographed places in the state! This 6-mile route takes you through the cape and up to the famous lighthouse.

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Remember, there’s always somewhere new to explore – no matter where you’re running! #FindYourRoute!