Videos from the Coast
Tour a preserve, learn from a land steward, or enjoy calming coastal moments.
Despite its small size, the 21-acre Lampson Preserve in Castine and Penobscot offers many wildlife viewing opportunities and a quiet picnic spot along the banks of the Bagaduce River.
In Brooklin, Harriman Point’s beaches boast spectacular views across Blue Hill Bay to Mount Desert Island. Welcome to Blue Hill Peninsula’s largest continuous stretch of coastline open to the public.
Conserved in partnership with Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, Woodward Point Preserve spans most of a peninsula in Brunswick on the New Meadows River and features more than two miles of shore frontage as well as trails through fields and forest.
The largest undeveloped island in Casco Bay, Whaleboat Island offers a surprisingly remote feeling and is easily accessed from several nearby towns.
Long beloved by boaters in Casco Bay, this special trio of islands offers lovely pocket beaches, campsites, and trails.
The iconic Stone Barn Farm property in Bar Harbor features fields, woods, and incredible historic buildings. And it’s now an MCHT preserve!
Currently Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Royal River Conservation Trust, and Freeport Conservation Trust are working together to conserve 220 acres on the river, protecting critical salt marsh and creating a new public preserve.
This expansive preserve features gravel and cobble beaches, breathtaking views of the Bold Coast, a universally-accessible trail, and abundant wildlife viewing opportunities.
Pierce Pond is part of the Bagaduce River watershed, the largest freshwater wetlands complex on the Blue Hill Peninsula. Over the past several years, MCHT has worked with partners to restore the watershed and enhance fish passage for alewives.