Tree at Cathance Nature Preserve
Cathance Nature Preserve Trail Map

Cathance Nature Preserve

The Cathance River Nature Preserve is a large network of beautiful trails along the Cathance River. Located near the Highlands development, the preserve is an ideal location for a nature walk. Closed to mountain bikers, the trails are quiet and provide access to some of the town's best flora and fauna.

For information on the site and an additional map and directions, please see the Cathance River Education Alliance Website.


Heading into Topsham from Brunswick on Rt. 201/ Main St., Right at second lights onto Coastal Connector (Rt. 196 East), Left on Village Dr. into the Highlands. After 0.7 miles, Right on Evergreen Circle, Left to stay on Evergreen Circle, Parking area is in 0.5 miles, after the small quarry, on the left.