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Tunk Lake and Donnell Pond

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This spectacular region lies between Ellsworth and Cherryfield and features rolling mountains and pristine lakes just inland from the coast. For over 20 years, MCHT has teamed up with private landowners, state agencies and non-profit organizations such as the Frenchman Bay Conservancyand The Nature Conservancyto protect more than 25,000 acres here, including vast ecological reserves and outstanding recreational access to the region's diverse trails and waters.

The State-owned Donnell Pond Unit includes miles of pristine shoreline on Donnell Pond, Tunk Lake, and Spring River Lake, as well as much of Black, Caribou, Schoodic, Tunk and Fiery Mountains.