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Saco Heath

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If you are in the Saco- Biddeford area & enjoy walks in the woods, this is a must-explore... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
New Hampshire
via mobile
Great short walk that offers a unique outdoors experience.

The Saco Heath isn't long, but it's an easy walk that extremely accessible and is worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Keith C
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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175 Buxton Rd, Saco, ME 04072-9544
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes this is a nice walk on a very nice board walk. But nothing special. Wouldn’t recommend. Was impressed by the boardwalk. Very sturdy.

Thank gibbo906
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Your family will enjoy a relaxed walk on a raised boardwalk for most of this journey. The heath is a lovely and you can see lots of animals and birds. This is small stroller accessible.

Thank areilly
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

If you are in the Saco- Biddeford area & enjoy walks in the woods, this is a must-explore. Beautiful Heath/bog with a nice walkway. Saw pitcher plant flowers... Highly recommend this little gem. Managed by The Nature Conservancy. Sadly but understandably, no dogs permitted on...More

Thank PatriciaJK01
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Very peaceful and interesting walk. Great for most ages not too long for the little ones..but long enough for the adults to enjoy

Thank bcoutur11
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A short walk through the woods with the trail with clearly marked yellow blazes will lead you to the otherworldly heath. The boardwalk is well-maintained. Tried to spot a pitcher plant but failed to find one.

1  Thank sam t
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The Saco Heath isn't long, but it's an easy walk that extremely accessible and is worth a visit. The heath area itself has an almost desolate feel, but still is full of trees, plants and birds - making it a unique outdoors experience in southern...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Maybe you had your heart set on a sunny afternoon at the beach in Saco but the weather just isn't cooperating... Plan B? Just head a few miles up the road (112 North) to Saco Heath! Really, it's worthy of being a #1 choice, but...More

1  Thank kmk415
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11 August 2017|
Response from sam t | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a bird watcher but i noticed there were some. I think when i was there it was more quiet than my trip to plum island.