Down East Sunrise Trail
A multi-use corridor connecting eastern
Maine and the
Head of the East Coast Greenway
from Calais to Key West
Down East Sunrise Trail Announcements
Winter Rules: When the trail is white with snow, the only permitted uses are skis, snowshoes, snowmobiles, snow-tired bicycles and sleds. ATV's and thin-tired (<4") bicycles are not permitted on the snow due to the damage they cause to trail grooming. Snow conditions updates will be available on our website.
Announcements are also posted to Facebook at Down-East-Sunrise-Trail
Sunrise Trail Coalition Board Meeting
Tuesday April 22, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Hancock County Planning Commission
395 State Street, Ellsworth
Conference call option will be available.
Contact email@example.com for details
Draft March11, 2014 Minutes
|Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce Publishes 2014 Regional Guide with a map of the Down East Sunrise Trail. Prepared by Studio 3: Branding and Graphic Design.
- News from the President
- Recap of Trail History and Future Plans
Kickoff for 2014 Membership Drive - Join for 2014
Sunrise Trail Charity Ride - Huge Success!
On Sunday, October 20, 2013 we had a great turnout for the third annual charity ride. We raised more than $2,000 that will directly benefit the trail, providing new signs, information kiosks, picnic areas and the all important privies. Thanks to everyone that participated, grill masters, raffle sponsors and especially Friend and Friend for organizing this great event.
- Cadillac Mountain Sports
- C H Mathews Store
- Friend and Friend
- Narraguagus Snowmobile/ATV Club
- Ray Plumbing
- Sunrise Trail Coalition
- Willey's Sports Center
- Wallace Tent
Thanks finally to Gene Michaud at Coca Cola in Bangor for providing all the beverages.
|Help the Sunrise Trail look ahead with your observations.
Take our short User Survey here.
- Photo Journal Article by Susan Shaw, Have you heard about the Sunrise Trail?
- A Brief Diversion - Navigating (or Not) a Trail in MA
John Bonner puts a humorous spin on a the roadblocks (trailblocks?) he encounters while travelling a trail near his home in MA. His 8-minute documentary/mockumentary channels equal parts of Sir Richard Attenborough and Monty Python. Check out his video here: http://vimeo.com/59953351
Maine Bureau of
Trail Section Maps
Ellsworth - Cherryfield
Cherryfield - Machias
Maine Department of Transportation Maps
Machias - Ayers Junction
MaineDOT East Coast Greenway Map
Sunrise Trail Brochure A+B
(3.6 MB PDF)
Sunrise Trail Brochure Side A
(269 KB JPG)
Sunrise Trail Brochure Side B
(363 KB JPG)
2010 Annual Meeting
Award to Charlie Corliss
Sunrise Trail Offers new business signage options
We encourage special events on the trail. Be sure to fill out an event request form.
Down East Sunrise Trail and East Coast Greenway!
The trail is open for public use from Washington Junction in Hancock to Ayers Junctions in Pembroke. All inquires should
directed to Charlie Corliss, Trail Coordinator, at 546-2730 or
by email firstname.lastname@example.org for the Down East Sunrise
Trail information is also available at www.sunrisetrail.org. Information about the Key West to Calais East Coast Greenway
is available at www.greenway.org.
The purpose of the STC
shall be to promote outdoor recreation, health and fitness, and economic development
and Washington Counties in
the State of Maine through education
and the development of an integrated on- and off-road
The Sunrise Trail
Coalition is a publicly supported non-profit charitable 501 (c) 3 organization