Located in the town of Lubec, Morong Cove offers hikers, snowshoe enthusiasts, and birdwatchers 3.3 miles of moderate trails with scenic views of Cobscook Bay and access to the shoreline. Portions of the trail wind through historic farm fields and past former homesteads.
Located in Western Maine’s High Peak region, Mount Abraham rises 4,049 feet above sea level to a barren rocky summit that features dramatic views. This 6,317-acre public reserve features a challenging hiking trail which eventually connects to the Appalachian Trail.
This 48-acre Downeast Coastal Conservancy preserve is located in Lubec where a 0.4-mile long trail leads from the school, winds through a coastal marsh across boardwalk, and reaches an expansive sandy beach. Mowry Beach includes stunning views of Campobello Island, Grand Manan, and West Quoddy Head.
Located in the heart of Piscataquis County, Nahmakanta Public Reserve is 43,000 acres of wildlife-rich forests, low ledge-covered mountains, numerous streams, narrow gorges, and 24 great ponds. Visitors venture to this remote area throughout the year.
Forming the heart of a 28-mile network of trails in Waldo County, the Midcoast Conservancy’s Northern Headwaters Preserve includes prime habitat for spawning salmon on the Sheepscot River. The preserve is open year round where visitors can hike, hunt, fish, snowshoe, and observe native wildlife.
Located in Franklin County, Orbeton Stream is in the heart of Maine’s High Peaks Region. This working forest easement ensures a continued source of sustainably managed and certified wood products, while guaranteeing public access for outdoor recreational activities.
Located in Fayette, the 142-acre Parker Pond Headland Preserve has more than 2.5 miles of moderate hiking trails that wind underneath a towering hemlock forest before reaching scenic ledges high above the pond. In addition to hiking, there are opportunities to snowshoe, hunt, fish, ice fish, canoe, and swim.
The Pemaquid Fishermen’s Cooperative property is adjacent to Pemaquid Harbor in the town of Bristol. Approximately 50 fishing and harvesting families are supported by this property’s working waterfront access. LMF grant funds helped finance infrastructure investments such as maintenance of a state-of-the-art chilled seawater system.