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Jewel Falls

300 Rowe Ave, Portland, ME
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Great for dogs, kids, solo, or friends

Another beautiful place to go in Portland. Walk with your pup, ride your bike to another trail... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
150 Great Wolf Drive
via mobile
Hidden Gem

This was just a short hike...maybe 1/2 mile to the falls. The falls were pretty and worth the short... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
Wendy G
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Portland's only waterfall, located at the Fore River Sanctuary.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
5 days ago
“Great for dogs, kids, solo, or friends ”
18 Apr 2016
“Hidden Gem”
300 Rowe Ave, Portland, ME
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Another beautiful place to go in Portland. Walk with your pup, ride your bike to another trail, enjoy a run. Trust me. If you go one time and you think "meh"...go after a big rain storm! Or, during a season that isn't summer dry. Lots...More

Thank kelliec812
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

This was just a short hike...maybe 1/2 mile to the falls. The falls were pretty and worth the short hike. Kinda thought we were on the wrong road since it was thru a subdivision but just follow it to the end and park then follow...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This place is definitely a hidden gem in Portland. There are no signs for it; it's right at the end of a residential street in Portland (Rowe Avenue). When you first arrive, you have to hike through a field of weeds first before getting to...More

3  Thank Erica C
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

Put 167 Rowe ave into your gps and park at the end of the street in the dirt area. This was a hidden gem and worth the walk it was less than 1/2 mile from the car. Peaceful and a grate place to stop and...More

7  Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 28 February 2015

The Falls, which are Portland’s only natural waterfall, were in the 85-acre (34.4 ha) Fore River Sanctuary. We reached them by short trails from limited parking at the end of Hillcrest Avenue. Grades on the dirt trails were easy to moderate. The lush summer canopy...More

Thank mainemountainbear
Reviewed 23 April 2013

We went here following the other great reviews of this secluded spot. As others mentioned it's a really sweet spot. However make sure you're going to the right place, the TripAdvisor maps makes it look like it's actually in the downtown area near Lincoln Park,...More

7  Thank shiridh
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Who knew I could write a Trip Advisor review of one of my favorite walking places in the city ! The only disadvantage to this, is that by describing it here, it could increase the people-traffic there. I most like the experience of visiting when...More

11  Thank James F
Reviewed 9 January 2013 via mobile

Great trails, quiet and well maintained. Good long walks with the dog bring me here during the warmer months.

1  Thank BaronME
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