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Trails through the woods and by the water!

The trails at Vaughan Woods are lovely. They go along the Piscataqua River and through the woods... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Carolyn M
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South Berwick, Maine
Wonderful state park any time of the year

We love to walk the trails of this park in any season. There is semi-old growth forest along the... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Mike W
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Self-guided nature trails and guided historical home and garden tours are offered at this 250-acre memorial park in southern Maine.
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

The trails at Vaughan Woods are lovely. They go along the Piscataqua River and through the woods. Long enough and with enough hilly sections to get your blood flowing but nothing too daunting or too long. Great for snowshowing too!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We love to walk the trails of this park in any season. There is semi-old growth forest along the trail which winds down along the Salmon Falls river. Trails can be icy in winter so bring traction for your boots. We have also spotted eagles...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike W
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Amazing walking trails, just a beautiful place. Waterfalls, rock bridges, stroll at your own pace. Take something to drink.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dona S
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We were on vacation in southern Maine over Labor Day Weekend. We knew the beaches would be crazy on Labor Day, so we drove inland to find a nice hike. Vaughan State Park was perfect! Easy parking, restrooms (outhouse) at the start of the hike...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Alexis James B
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The whole family went out for a hiking Excursion. The trails were well marked and clean the picnic areas were very clean and they were trash Cans near the picnic tables. We had A-blast!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank derek p
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Vaughan Woods State Park is a gem in South Berwick. The trails in the park offer many options for a great walk in the woods. You can loop around more than once, using different paths to change it up. The views along the river are...More

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank LucyLu801
Reviewed November 10, 2015

Quiet and peaceful. Beautiful views. The paths have a few roots and rocks which could make it difficult for some.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Katherine A
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Shady walk in woods along river called River Run, very nice. Park is not too big but a few loop trails and a moderate work out.

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank debbiedelight
Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

This is a woody hiking area located near the water. The water is easy to see through the trees as you hike. The hiking path is hilly and shaded. This is a very enjoyable hike in the afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Karin W
Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

We wind up seeing different things on different days, even on the same trail. Good trail running, bike riding is definitely for the older kids, fun streams.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank cacljb94
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