View all facilities

250th Anniversary Park


  1. Park Benches
  2. Parking
  3. Scenic Views
  4. Water


Description: 250th Anniversary Park is an in-town park located on the banks of the Androscoggin River just below the Brookfield Renewable Energy hydroelectric dam. This park offers scenic views of the river, bank fishing area and also serves as the canoe/kayak put in point for those portaging around the dam from the Mill Street Canoe Portage located upstream.  This 1.5-acre park is located on land owned by the Town of Brunswick, and Brookfield Renewable Energy.

Location:  250th Anniversary Park is located at the north end of Maine Street just before the Frank J. Woods Bridge into Topsham, on the right side of the road.

Hours of operation: Dawn to dusk.

Amenities available:
Limited parking is available in a small paved parking lot directly across Maine Street at the fish viewing ladder. Parking is also available at the municipal lot on Cabot Street next to Fort Andross
Five (5) park benches
Bronze plaque with brief site history
Path to river’s shore

Primary uses: Scenic overlook; bird watching; picnicking; fishing

Background notes:
Featuring spectacular views of the Androscoggin River, 250th Anniversary Park is a 1.5-acre riverfront property that provides the public with access to the natural environment in the center of the urban downtown.