The 150-acre Rangeley River Preserve includes a popular snowmobile trail that connects riders to the village of Oquossoc, while an easy one-mile hiking trail runs the length of the property, leading visitors to prime fishing spots and streamside picnic tables.
The River-Link is a five-mile trail and wildlife corridor on the spine of the Boothbay Peninsula. Connecting multiple conservation lands, it begins at Dodge Point in Newcastle and heads south into Edgecomb offering opportunities to hike, snowshoe, hunt, birdwatch, and observe wildlife along the way.
Roberts Wharf property provides permanent commercial fishing access on Barter’s Island in the town of Boothbay. Accommodating up to 10 fishermen, this 1.9-acre property includes two pier structures, convenient deep water access, moorings, and gear storage space.
Synopsis: Cape Elizabeth Land Trust’s 145-acre Robinson Woods Preserve provides over 3 miles of well-maintained trails that are available year-round for hiking, snowshoeing, and dog walking. Visitors will marvel at the massive white pine, red oak and hemlock trees in Robinson Woods — some as old as 300 years.
This 1,700-acre Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village has long been open to visitors who come to tour its historic buildings and learn about traditional Shaker crafts, or to picnic, hike, or cross-country ski in the surrounding forests.
Saco River Indian Cellar is an 81-acre municipal park with 8 different trails that lead to the scenic shores of the Saco River. The preserve offers opportunities for cross-country skiing, fishing, horseback riding, hunting, mountain biking, running, snowshoeing, swimming, and hiking.
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 Stockton Springs, this 100-acre park is located on a historical point at the mouth of the Penobscot River. The park features a sandy beach, two miles of gentle hiking trails, and ample opportunities to observe wildlife, including resident osprey and migratory shorebirds.
Located in Limington and Limerick, Francis Small Heritage Trust’s 1,400-acre preserve is open for hiking, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. Sawyer Mountain rises 1,213 feet above sea level and provides extensive views of southern Maine from its summit ledges.