The Kennebec Messalonskee History
A Short History
Idea of riverside trails floated at REM's Community Catalyst.
Waterville Rotary Community Project.
Kennebec River Trail Committee formed.
Applied for feasibility funding.
Scope of project expanded to 18 miles of trails.
Incorporated as Kennebec Messalonskee Trails.
Feasibility Study complete, Phase 1 and 2.
Trail Construction begins on North Street Recreational Area, Benton-Winslow rail bed and South End Island.
Rotary Centennial Trail from Benton to Winslow completed!!
KMT segment designated as part of East Coast Greenway
Messalonskee Stream Trail officially opened on Nat’l Trails Day in June
KMT receives Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce "Community Service Project of the Year" award
Waterville named Maine's #1 Walking City by Prevention Magazine and the American Association of Medical Podiatrists
National Trails Day-Thomas College Campus Trail opens.
KM Trails awarded the Land User of the Year Award by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife