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Guide to the Best Running Routes in the Bangor Area

Where Are the Best Running Trails in the Bangor Area? 

Have you gained the dreaded COVID-19 (pounds) during quarantine? Are you looking for ways to get outside, get active and shed a few extra pounds this spring and summer? Lace up your running shoes and hit the trail to get some more exercise. If you are new to running, you may want to know – where are the best running trails in the Bangor area? Get behind the wheel of your 2021 Toyota RAV4 at Downeast Toyota and find a new running trail! 



Local Running Trails Near Bangor ME 

Do you live in the Bangor and Brewer area? You will find no shortage of dedicated running trails in the Bangor area that provide miles and miles of fun and exercise. Choose from paved trails and gravel trails that traverse beautiful landscapes with plenty of elevation changes in the list of local running trails below. 

  • Bangor City Forest Trail – Gravel/Boardwalk – 10 Miles 
  • Ellsworth Rail Trail – Asphalt – 1.6 Miles 
  • Four Seasons Adventure Trail – Gravel – 29.8 Miles 
  • Down East Sunrise Trail – Gravel – 87 Miles 
  • Penobscot River Walkway – Asphalt – 0.3 Miles 
  • Rotary Centennial Trail – Gravel – 1.5 Miles 
  • Sillwater River Trail – Dirt – 1.8 Miles 
  • University of Maine Bike Trail – Asphalt – 2.5 Miles 
  • Old Pond Railway Trail – Dirt – 2.9 Miles 
  • Lagrange to Medford Trail – Gravel – 11.4 Miles 
  • Belfast Rail Trail on the Passagassawaukeag – Gravel – 2.3 Miles 
  • Stillwater Trail – Dirt/Wood Chips – 2.0 Miles 
  • Bald Mountain Trail – Gravel – 0.6 Miles 
  • Eagle Bluff Summit Trail – Dirt – 0.4 Miles 
  • Cota Trail – N/A – 1.6 Miles 
  • Orono Bog Boardwalk – Boardwalk – 1.1 Miles 
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Where are the best running trails in the Bangor area? Find a new place to enjoy a run this spring with a guide to local trails. Schedule a test drive in a brand-new Toyota this spring when you choose Downeast Toyota!