Located in northeastern Washington County, Grand Lake Stream is famous for its native land locked salmon. This world class fly fishing destination is also surrounded by more than 55,000 acres of community forest that welcomes hikers, hunters, snowmobilers, and other outdoor enthusiasts throughout the year.
Located in Orland, the 4,700-acre Wildlands Preserve features scenic mountain summits, secluded ponds, and sustainably managed forests. This preserve offers a wide range of year-round outdoor recreational opportunities including hiking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, mountain biking, hunting, snowmobiling, camping, and birdwatching.
Located on Beals Island, the Great Wass Bait & Lobster Co. facility offers a deep water access pier, ramp, floats, a buying station, a tidal lobster pound, fuel, bait and supplies. It is the most heavily used commercial fishing property on Beals Island and serves nearly 100 boats annually.
Synopsis: Located in Washington County, between Gouldsboro and Machias Bay, the Heads of Estuaries includes more than 3,000 acres of coastal conservation land available for birdwatching, hiking, hunting, wildlife observation, and other outdoor recreational activities.
Located in the town of Lubec, Horan Head is a 428-acre unit within IF&W’s 2,000-acre Cobscook Bay Wildlife Management Area that includes 6 miles of moderate trails and many opportunities to watch seals, waterfowl, ospreys, and eagles.
Frenchman Bay Conservancy’s 13-acre Indian Point Preserve is located on the Union River near downtown Ellsworth. The preserve offers a gentle 0.3-mile trail that winds through the
woods, over bog bridges, and down to a scenic point on the river.
Located in Addison, the Downeast Coastal Conservancy’s 145-acre Ingersoll Point Preserve features 3.5 miles of trails through mossy forests to scenic beaches. This coastal preserve is open for hiking, birdwatching, picnicking, hunting, and snowshoeing.
Located in Penobscot, 84-acre King Hill Farm is a diversified, organic family farm that grows a wide variety of produce, and raises beef, pork, chicken, and hens for eggs. The farm also takes pride in being an educational resource for school groups, colleges, apprentices, volunteers, friends, neighbors, and the community.
Located in Sullivan, the 318-acre Long Ledges Preserve offers a network of more than five miles of interconnected hiking trails. The paths wind through an upland forest containing a small pond, vernal pools, granite outcroppings, glacial erratic boulders and a small overgrown, historic granite quarry.
Located south of Swan’s Island, Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s 985-acre Marshall Island Preserve features miles of rugged hiking trails, remote campsites, and sandy beaches on one of the largest undeveloped islands on the eastern seaboard. A popular destination for boaters and experienced kayakers.