Tree Trail

Red Maple

Acer rubrum

    Notable about this species*

  • Also called soft, white, and swamp maple.
  • The wood is heavy, and easily worked, but is not durable.
  • It is used to make pallets and canoe paddles.

Map to this tree.

Coordinates: 44.873322, -68.634422

Additional Information


* Source: “Forest Trees of Maine”, Centennial Edition, 1908 to 2008, a publication of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry