Located in Burnham, Sebasticook Regional Land Trust’s 199-acre Albert J. Sousa Preserve is available for hiking, hunting, fishing, and snowshoeing. Visitors can explore the preserve’s open fields and dense forests en route to the scenic shores of the Sebasticook River.
This 124-acre Preserve stretches for a mile along the St. George River in Appleton. Access to the river is available for fishing and canoeing showcasing the river’s rips and a section of an historical canal. The woodlands offer opportunities for hiking, snowshoeing and hunting.
Jointly owned and managed by Maine Coast Heritage Trust and the Vinalhaven Land Trust, this 789-acre preserve surrounds a 360-acre tidal embayment on the west side of Vinalhaven. Visitors enjoy exploring the preserve on land from one of four hiking trailheads and on water via kayak or small boat.
Located in Alna, the Bass Falls Preserve features a 2.5-mile trail network that leads visitors across fields frequented by eastern bluebirds, into mature stands of pine and oak, to the banks of the Sheepscot River.
Located in the town of Owls Head, Birch Point State Park features one of Maine’s most attractive crescent-shaped sand beaches. The park is a quiet place to swim, fish, observe wildlife, and enjoy the beauty of the Maine coast.
Located on Muscongus Bay, the Bremen Lobster Cooperative serves 24 lobster boats and provides income for 34 families in the area. With two piers, multiple buildings, cold storage for bait, ample parking, and fuel storage onsite, the facility is an important landing and lobster buying station for the area.
Rising above the western shore of Penobscot Bay, Camden Hills State Park encompasses more than 5,700 acres open for a variety of outdoor recreational activities. The park’s peaks and rocky ledges feature sweeping views of the Maine coast.
Clarry Hill is the centerpiece of a 500-acre Midcoast Conservancy conservation area that features a scenic hiking trail that offers ocean and mountain views – on a clear day you can see all the way to Mount Washington! Clarry Hill is also home to the region’s largest commercial blueberry fields and includes critical grassland habitat important to upland sandpipers.
Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site highlights one of the earliest sites of European settlement in North America. In 1677, Fort Charles, the first of three forts on the site was built. The remains of subsequent forts can be explored today. In addition, visitors will find spectacular coastal scenery, boat launching facilities, and a picnic area.
Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust’s Crooked Farm Preserve is open to the public for walking, boating, hunting and fishing. A 3-mile trail system traverses the preserve’s 125 acres of forest, wetlands, open fields, high knolls, and ravines.