Executive Director and Board President display Hannaford Helps bag

Thank you, everyone! Because of your support through purchasing a Hannaford Helps bag in December 2019, we received from Hannaford, $69 for the Marginal Way Preservation Fund. We deeply appreciate your support and that of all our donors. The Marginal Way Preservation Fund is a 501 (c) 3 Not for profit charitable organization and as … Read more >

Marginal Way participates in a new program to eliminate invasive plant species

Picture of black-swallow-worts on the vine.

The York County Coast Star has published an article about the Marginal Way’s efforts to eliminate invasive species like the black swallow-wort which has been a difficult, ongoing challenge for the Marginal Way. The following is from that article: Black swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum nigrum) is a particularly insidious, invasive vine that is twining its way along … Read more >

Renewal for Storm Battered Marginal Way

York County Coast Star published a great article about the damage done by the March nor’easter and progress and plans to finish repairing that damage. OGUNQUIT – The series of March Nor’easters that pummeled the Maine coastline caused nearly half a million dollars in damage to the Marginal Way in Ogunquit, shifting and eroding rocks, … Read more >

Marginal Way dedicates Plaque Three

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, donors and guests from all over the country gathered at the Memorial Plaque Site on the Marginal Way to dedicate the newest plaque, Plaque Three which was filled at the end of 2017 with its 25th donor. Executive Director, Jeanne Roche, and Executive Board Chair, Paul Breen, both spoke, expressing … Read more >

The Marginal Way voted one of the Ten Best Places to Visit in Maine

The Marginal Way, a mile-long footpath hugging the Ogunquit coast, is one of New England’s most beloved coastal walks. The paved path edges the Atlantic, passing rocky coves, quiet beaches and stellar sea views. The path’s 39 strategically placed benches offer plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the views.
Photo courtesy of Ben Hershenson, MWPF Board Vice President 2017

Important Notice about Marginal Way Repairs

A section of the Marginal Way between Benches #10 (@ the Lighthouse) and bench #12 will be closed for a two week period to facilitate reconstruction of the eroded embankment and the installation of a new revetment .The date for start of construction will be announced inn the next few days.

Detour signs will be posted to advise walkers of an alternate route while this construction is underway .