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Deering Oaks - Hiking

Maine, United States

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Deering Oaks ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Deering Oaks?

The Deering Oaks Park is a beautiful public park located in the heart of Portland, Maine. The park is home to a variety of different gardens, including a rose garden, a Japanese garden, and a children's garden. There is also a large pond with a walking path around it, as well as a playground and several picnic areas. The Deering Oaks Park is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike, and is a great place to spend an afternoon or evening.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMThursday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMFriday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMSunday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Coordinates
-70.2718884
43.6588394

What are the coordinates and address of Deering Oaks?

Deering Oaks
Portland, ME 04101, USA

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at Deering Oaks is to drive to the park and then walk to the entrance of the trails.

Why visit Deering Oaks

The Deering Oaks Park is a beautiful public park located in the heart of Portland, Maine. The park features a large pond, walking paths, and a variety of trees and plants. The park is a popular spot for locals and visitors to enjoy a peaceful walk, relax by the pond, or take a break from the city. The park is also home to several events throughout the year, including the Portland Flower Show, the Maine State Fair, and the Portland Jazz Festival.

Is Deering Oaks in Maine a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since what may be a good place for one family may not be ideal for another. That said, Deering Oaks Park in Portland, Maine is a large public park that features a playground, walking paths, and a pond. It would likely be a good place for families to spend time together.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Deering Oaks in Maine are walking, biking, and running around the park. The park is also a great place to picnic or just relax in the gardens.

The best activities near Deering Oaks in Maine are walking, biking, and running around the park; going for a picnic; visiting the rose garden; and playing in the playground.

Where to eat?

1. The Palace Diner in South Portland, Maine is a hidden gem that serves up some of the best diner food in the state. The Palace Diner is located in a small strip mall on Route 1 in South Portland and it is easy to miss if you are not looking for it. The diner has been in business since the 1940s and it is a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike. The Palace Diner is known for its homemade pies, breakfast dishes, and burgers.

2. The Lobster Shack at Two Lights in Cape Elizabeth, Maine is a hidden gem that serves up some of the best lobster in the state. The Lobster Shack at Two Lights is located in a small building on Route 77 in Cape Elizabeth and it is easy to miss if you are not looking for it. The shack has been in business since the 1950s and it is a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike. The Lobster Shack at Two Lights is known for its fresh seafood, lobster rolls, and clam chowder.

3. The Holy Donut in Portland, Maine is a hidden gem that serves up some of the best donuts in the state. The Holy Donut is located in a small building on Exchange Street in Portland and it is easy to miss if you are not looking for it. The donut shop has been in business since the early 1990s and it is a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike. The Holy Donut is known for its unique flavors, including sweet potato, blueberry, and maple bacon.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMThursday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMFriday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PMSunday: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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