MLR - 40 mile ride

Maine Lighthouse Ride logoThe 40-mile 8 Lighthouse Ride (8:00 AM) includes the South Portland Greenbelt as well as a spur to the 3-mile section of the Eastern Trail across the beautiful Scarborough Marsh, the largest salt marsh in Maine. For those of you who haven’t seen the trail yet, it is not to be missed! From there, the ride continues along the 2013mlr2spectacular coastline of Scarborough, Cape Elizabeth, and South Portland, passing by three state parks, five gorgeous beaches, and two museums. Eight historic lighthouses are visible from the route. The 40-mile ride usually takes take 4 to 5 hours, with two rest stops provided. There is so much to see on this ride, you may want to take all day to finish it! Flat to rolling terrain. Click here to view the 40 mile ride route mapmlrride11

This ride also includes a 3-mile crossing of the beautiful Scarborough Marsh on the Eastern Trail (crossed both going out and return trip). The trail has a fine, packed gravel surface which is suitable for road bikes traveling at 10 mph. The remainder of the ride is on paved public roads.

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Maine Lighthouse Ride Rates
September 9, 2017


Become an Eastern Trail Alliance member now and reduce your registrations costs - go here to join

Registration Rates (early bird rates end 7/31)

$ 65 for ETA members*

$ 85 for non-ETA members*

$ 25 for children aged 12 - 17

(Children aged 11 and under ride free)

*Rates will increase by $10 on 8/1 and again by another $10 on 8/16)

You can also register by printing and mailing this registration form

(Registration fees cannot be refunded or transferred to a future ride)

Maine Lighthouse Ride Bike Jersey

201 6MLRj erseyNew Design for 2017! - Maine Lighthouse Ride Bike Jerseys available for ordering now!! Click image for more information

Bike Jerseys from the 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 Maine Lighthouse Rides can also be ordered online - More info and pictures here

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