The Downeast Sunrise Multi-Use Rail Trail Now Open

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry sent this bulletin at 05/11/2017 08:17 AM EDT

One Trail Now Open: The Downeast Sunrise Multi-Use Rail Trail (DEST) from Ellsworth to Ayers Junction is the open for ATVs and other summer uses.


  • All other rail trails are still posted closed at this time.
  • Please stay off all trails until we start opening them for the season.
  • Generally opening will be some time in Mid to late May depending on conditions.
  • Please check with the local clubs before trying to ride.
  • For additional trail updates check with your local ATV club.

Maine ATV Trails – Find an ATV trail and get info on multi-use rail trails.

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