Located on Beals Island, the Great Wass Bait & Lobster Co. facility offers a deep water access pier, ramp, floats, a buying station, a tidal lobster pound, fuel, bait and supplies. It is the most heavily used commercial fishing property on Beals Island and serves nearly 100 boats annually.
Located in Falmouth, Hadlock Community Forest is comprised of nearly 300 acres of conservation land available for hunting, hiking, snowmobiling, mountain biking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing, nature study, and horseback riding.
This 92-acre Coastal Mountains Land Trust preserve is located in Belfast along the banks of the Passagassawakeag River. The Head of Tide Preserve features two miles of hiking trails, a picnic area, and an educational permaculture garden. Visitors enjoy birdwatching and nature observation.
Synopsis: Located in Washington County, between Gouldsboro and Machias Bay, the Heads of Estuaries includes more than 3,000 acres of coastal conservation land available for birdwatching, hiking, hunting, wildlife observation, and other outdoor recreational activities.
Located in western Maine, this 512-acre Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust preserve features a spectacular vista that is identified on virtually every map, tour guide, brochure and website that focuses on the region. It includes a portion of the Appalachian Trail and magnificent views.
This 151-acre preserve features a wildlife viewing platform, and seven trails covering more than three miles of varied terrain. It is the place to go to enjoy stunning views of the York River watershed or to find signs of the town’s early European settlers.
Located in Harpswell, Holbrook Wharf is a mixed-use property that includes a commercial fishing wharf, a snack bar, a historic house with two apartments, a general store and a second dock with floats for recreational boating access and two moorings.
Located in the town of Greene, the Androscoggin Land Trust’s 195-acre Hooper Pond Preserve includes valuable wetland habitat for great blue herons, waterfowl, and other wildlife. The preserve, which provides access for canoes and kayaks, is the perfect spot for a few hours of quiet fishing or wildlife observation.
Located in the town of Lubec, Horan Head is a 428-acre unit within IF&W’s 2,000-acre Cobscook Bay Wildlife Management Area that includes 6 miles of moderate trails and many opportunities to watch seals, waterfowl, ospreys, and eagles.
Located in the heart of Augusta, the 164-acre Howard Hill conservation area forms the wooded backdrop to the Maine State House and features a cascading stream, an expansive ridgeline with sheer cliffs, and diverse wildlife habitat. The property is open to hiking, nature observation, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and bow hunting by permission.
Hunter Cove is home to 276 acres of conservation land held by Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust. The cove and its surrounding lands offer diverse recreational opportunities, including: canoeing, kayaking, hiking, wildlife watching, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing, and snowmobiling.