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.
Located just east of the Greater Bangor Area, the Amherst Mountains Community Forest offers outdoor recreation experiences with a quiet, remote feel. Short hiking trails lead to scenic bluffs and secluded ponds.
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.
Located in Presque Isle, 700-acre Aroostook State Park is Maine’s oldest. The park offers visitors a range of recreational activities including hunting, fishing, swimming, hiking, wildlife watching, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing.
Located between Rangeley and Mooselookmeguntic Lakes, the 1,873-acre Bald Mountain Public Reserve features a challenging, but rewarding 1-mile hike to a summit observation tower with panoramic views of the surrounding lakes and mountains.
The Bangor & Aroostook Trail is a 61-mile trail that is divided into two sections that link the towns of Mapleton, Washburn, Stockholm, Caribou, and Van Buren. This gravel surface trail is open year round for multiple uses. Scenery varies from open fields to deep woods, and meanders along many streams.
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.
The Beals Municipal Landing is used by up to 300 commercial boats at least once a year and more than 35 boats daily. It is a convenient point for fishermen to reach moored vessels and a place to load traps and gear to and from boats and vehicles. Fisheries landed include: lobsters, clams, mussels, scallops, worms, and periwinkles.