Located in the heart of the town, the 160-acre Falmouth Community Park includes an active farm, open fields, forests, multi-purpose fields, running fields, and two ball fields. The park also features nearly 4 miles of general use trails designed for cross-country skiing, hiking, snowshoeing and jogging.
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.
The Four Seasons Adventure Trail is a 29-mile gravel surfaced trail that connects Newport, Corinna, Dexter, Sangerville and Dover-Foxcroft. The trail is open year round for multiple uses, and features views of Sebasticook Lake, Corinna Bog, the East Branch of the Sebasticook, and Lake Wassookeag.
The Four Seasons Trail Association promotes year-round outdoor recreation through cross-country skiing, mountain biking, snowshoeing and nature hikes on their scenic property in Madawaska. In the winter, visitors can rent cross-country skis and snowshoes before touring more than 5 miles of trails.
Located in Bethel, Frenchman’s Hole is a scenic waterfall and popular swimming spot located near the Sunday River Resort. Frenchman’s Hole is along Bull Branch Stream and is part of the 9,974-acre Mahoosuc Public Reserve. Visitors reach the falls and swimming hole via a short trail.
The Friendship Lobster Cooperative wharf has been an important access point for the community since the 1800’s when coastal steamers and fishing boats unloaded there. With a large wharf, buildings which house offices, workshops, storage, and parking, the property is one of the most important fisheries access points in Friendship Harbor.
Fuller Farm, a 220-acre Scarborough Land Trust preserve, features a 2.6-mile trail system that meanders through the fields and woods of an old homestead, provides excellent bird watching opportunities, and offers access to a scenic waterfall on the Nonesuch River.
Located on the Kennebec River, Gardiner Landing is a municipal waterfront park and boat launch site. Boaters and kayakers use the landing to access the river, anglers fish for bass, and others enjoy scenic picnic tables.
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.