National Wildlife Refuge System

SUNKHAZE MEADOWS
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

P.O.Box 1735 9 Water Street
Rockland, ME, 04841
Phone: 207-594-0600, ext. 3
E-mail: Michael_Langlois@fws.gov

ASH LANDING TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.17 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.2
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Native

Special Features

  • Short walk through mixed-wood forest
  • Leads to Sunkhaze Stream




CARTER MEADOW ROAD TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 2.69 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 4.4
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Native

Special Features

  • Partial loop of 1.65 miles
  • Mixed-wood forest
  • Observation platform overlooks Sunkhaze Peat Bog



JOHNSON BROOK TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 3.19 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 2.3
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Native

Special Features

  • Pleasant loop walk thru northern white cedar forest
  • Boardwalks
  • Spurs lead to old beaver dam or birch grove



OAK POINTS TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 2.9 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 3.8
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Native/boardwalks

Special Features

  • Pleasant walk
  • Leads to oak grove opening onto Sunkhaze Peat Bog
  • One-way to bog is 1.4 miles



Last updated: October 28, 2010