The Androscoggin Land Trust’s 14-acre David Rancourt River Preserve contains a walking trail, a hand-carry boat launch, two beautiful sand beaches and a scenic overlook. In 2008, the property was dedicated in the name of Deputy Sheriff David Rancourt, who tragically lost his life in the line of duty in the Androscoggin River.
Located in Goose Cove in the town of Tremont, Davis Wharf is a family-owned property that supports up to 12 commercial fishermen. LMF grant funds helped finance numerous wharf infrastructure improvements, including installing a large float and ramp to allow better access between tides.
The Dead River is the centerpiece of the Maine Huts and Trail’s Grand Falls Hut, its most remote and secluded facility. Offering spectacular views and easy access to Grand Falls waterfall, it is the ideal location for a spring fishing trip or base camp for a Dead River paddle.
Located in the town of Calais, this 319-acre municipal park features a 1.8-mile hiking trail to the 340-foot summit of Devil’s Head. The trail offers several scenic viewpoints of the Saint Croix River, and the nearby St. Croix International Historic Site.
The 55,578-acre Downeast Lakes Community Forest is a working landscape with seemingly endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. In the heart of a region famous for its fishing, visitors to this Downeast Lakes Land Trust property also enjoy hiking, hunting, snowmobiling, ATV riding, kayaking, remote camping, geocaching, and observing wildlife.
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.
Located in Saco, the 117-acre Ferry Beach State Park offers several activities for people of all ages including picnicking, hiking, birdwatching, and swimming on a white sand ocean beach. In the winter, visitors can cross-country ski and snowshoe on the trails, or ice skate at Long Pond.
Located in Friendship, the Fishermen’s Heritage Lobster Co-op wharf services 40 lobster boats in a fishing harbor that is one of the busiest in the state. Over 60 families are supported in this community by the earnings from lobsters landed at the Co-op. LMF grant funds helped finance numerous improvements to the wharf.
Located in Freeport, this 147-acre municipal park attracts visitors for a number of outdoor recreational activities, including: hunting, fishing, nature study, hiking, ice skating, picnicking, canoeing, kayaking, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling.