BELFAST — Join Coastal Mountains Land Trust, Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital’s Journey to Health program for a Happy Wanderers Hike at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Stover Preserve.

This trail is an easy 0.9-mile hike that meanders along a section of the Passagassawakeag River. After finishing this loop, hikers will cross the road to the Head of Tide Preserve for an additional mile on moderate terrain. Feel free to continue wearing hunter orange clothing for hiking safety.

To have enough room for vehicles, participants should park at the Head of Tide Preserve, located across the street from the Stover Preserve. A Coastal Mountains staff member will be there to direct parking.


From downtown Belfast, take Main Street west and immediately turn right onto Waldo Avenue. In 1.5 miles, turn right onto Doak Road. Parking area is on the left immediately after Doak’s Machine Shop. Stover Preserve is across the road from Head of Tide Preserve.

The Happy Wanderers meet on the first Thursday of each month at the trailhead of a Coastal Mountains Land Trust preserve. The hikes range in location from Rockport to Searsport. Each outing is led by a Coastal Mountains and Journey to Health staff member.

Preregister at