This wildlife and recreational corridor includes more than 7,500 acres of conserved land with opportunities for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hunting, fishing, trapping, and snowmobiling.
The Clifton Climbers Association’s Eagle Bluff is one of Maine’s premier rock climbing destinations. Eagle Bluff also features hiking trails that lead to the 512-foot summit and panoramic views of surroundings hills and ponds.
The 16-mile Lagrange to Medford Trail runs from South Lagrange through Medford Center to Lake View Plantation. This hard gravel surface multi-use trail travels through rural Maine with pleasant scenery of forests and farmland. It is available for ATV riding, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing.
Located in northern Penobscot County, Mattawamkeag River is home to an 11,299-acre IF&W Wildlife Management Area that is a popular destination for paddlers, anglers, and hunters. The area’s diverse habitats and extensive wetlands are important to a number of wildlife species.
Located east of Baxter State Park, the 7,910-acre Millinocket Forest is comprised of two properties that provide critical links in the region’s motorized trail network. The area is also a working landscape that supports the region’s forest product’s industry.
The Orono Land Trust’s 75-acre Piney Knoll Conservation Area is a short walk from the University of Maine campus. Located on the banks of the Penobscot River, the conservation area features a network of family-friendly trails and is an excellent destination for avid birdwatchers.