Trail Details

  • Map/Directions: Google Map
  • Accessible by: METRO Bus 4 and Bus 9A/B
  • Activities: Biking, mountain biking, snowshoeing
  • Dogs: Must be under voice control or on leash
  • Amenities: Benches, picnic tables
  • Carry in, carry out: This includes dog waste. Learn more about preventing poo-lution!

To enter the park at the south end, park on the north side of Capisic Street by the bridge. Additional entrances are located at Rockland Avenue and Lucas Street.

Capisic Park is a city-owned 18-acre nature preserve that affords fine views of Capisic Pond, Portland’s largest freshwater pond. Offers great birdwatching as well as ice skating in the winter. Moderately sloping dirt path through woods and fields from Macy Street (off Capisic Street) to Lucas Street (off Brighton Avenue). Several undeveloped side trails offer exploration of the pond and surrounding wetlands. This trail is maintained by the City of Portland.