Located in Jonesport, the Moosabec Mussels property provides access for more than 10 mussel and mahogany clam boats that require a sturdy pier and deep water to berth at low tide. A processing and packing plant that employs more than a dozen people year round also occupies the site.
Located in the town of Lubec, Morong Cove offers hikers, snowshoe enthusiasts, and birdwatchers 3.3 miles of moderate trails with scenic views of Cobscook Bay and access to the shoreline. Portions of the trail wind through historic farm fields and past former homesteads.
This 48-acre Downeast Coastal Conservancy preserve is located in Lubec where a 0.4-mile long trail winds through a coastal marsh to an expansive sandy beach with stunning views of Campobello Island, Grand Manan, and West Quoddy Head.
Located in northeastern Hancock County, Nicatous Lake is the centerpiece of a 20,268-acre conservation project that contains 34 miles of shoreline, seven remote ponds, and a large block of contiguous forest. It offers hiking, boating, camping, hunting, and fishing opportunities in a wild and remote setting.
This 275-acre Downeast Coastal Conservancy preserve in Steuben boasts a 1.6-mile network of moderate hiking trails on Washington County’s highest coastal summit. From the top of Pigeon Hill there are stunning scenes of islands, bays, and peninsulas.
Located in Lubec, this 128-acre Downeast Coastal Conservancy preserve offers a 1.5-mile network of trails featuring views of Cobscook Bay and ample opportunities for observing bald eagles, migratory songbirds, and other resident wildlife.
Located in Addison, Pleasant Bay is home to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s newest wildlife management area. The Pleasant Bay area provides extraordinary public recreational opportunities, including kayaking, canoeing, birdwatching, hiking, hunting, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
The Port Clyde Fishermen’s Cooperative wharf supports the lobstering activities of co-op members, and a portion of the property is also leased to a family-owned and operated bait processing facility that provides bait to fishermen throughout the area.
Located in Eastport, Quoddy Bay Lobster provides access for up to 10 lobster boats. A modest building on-site contains bait storage, a lobster tank for storage, offices, and a take-out food kitchen where locals and tourists can enjoy eating the freshly caught lobster and crabmeat.
Located in Sullivan, Frenchman Bay Conservancy’s 500-acre Schoodic Bog Preserve offers excellent wildlife viewing opportunities from a 3.5-mile loop that connects to a trail leading to nearby Schoodic Mountain, a peak with stunning 360-degree views of Frenchman Bay.
Located in Eastport, Shackford Head State Park features a 3.2-mile network of gentle hiking trails that lead to cobble beaches and scenic bluffs. The park is a great place to observe wildlife including, seals, bald eagles, songbirds, and migratory shorebirds.
Located in Perry, Maine Coast Heritage Trust’s 76-acre Sipp Bay Preserve features hiking trails that provide excellent coastal views and many opportunities for wildlife watching. Visitors can also use a hand-carry boat launch and take advantage of numerous scenic, shoreline picnic spots.