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.
Located in the heart of Piscataquis County, Nahmakanta Public Reserve is 43,000 acres of wildlife-rich forests, low ledge-covered mountains, numerous streams, narrow gorges, and 24 great ponds. Visitors venture to this remote area throughout the year.
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.
Located in Perham, Salmon Brook Lake Bog is the centerpiece of an 1,857-acre public reserve that captures many ecological features characteristic of Maine’s northeastern limestone belt. Visitors will also find a multiple use trail available for ATV riders and others.
Located in eastern Piscataquis County, the 21,369-acre Seboeis Lake Public Reserve offers tremendous outdoor recreational opportunities in a remote setting for campers, boaters, fishermen, hunters, and wildlife watchers.
The Forest Society of Maine’s West Branch project protects working forestlands while offering public access for a variety of outdoor recreational activities such as hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, and paddling. This conservation area also includes the North and South Branches of the Penobscot River, as well as Baker Lake and some of the St. John River’s headwater ponds.