A trailhead and small parking area is located on Rock Ridge Road next to the stream trail. Rock Ridge Road is off of Harris Road, roughly midway between Tuttle Road and Longwoods Road in Cumberland.
Chebeague & Cumberland Land Trust
Foot travel, such as walking, running, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing, is permitted on both the Stream Trail (west end) and the Rock Ridge Trail (east end). Snowmobiles are permitted only on the Rock Ridge Trail. Please refrain from hunting, camping, and kindling fires. Mountain bikes and motorized vehicles are not allowed.
This wooded parcel protects a stream, several areas of wetlands, rocky ledges, and considerable wildlife habitat.
Description & History
Rock Ridge Preserve surrounds a 15-lot subdivision off Harris Road in Cumberland. It is heavily wooded with a diversity of tree species including hemlock, birch, maple, beech, oak, pine, alder, and fir. It is also rich with wildlife. There are two established trails on the property. The Stream Trail, for foot traffic only, follows a stream through thick woods from Range Way to the Central Maine Power transmission line. The Rock Ridge Trail traverses higher ground and is somewhat longer. The southeast corner of the parcel is primarily wetland.