Videos from the Coast

Tour a preserve, learn from a land steward, or enjoy calming coastal moments.

A Coastal Moment from Aldermere Farm, Rockport, Maine

Aldermere Farm Preserve in Rockport is famous for its Belted Galloway herd, but its also home to beautiful Lily Pond at the foot of the Camden Hills. 

A Coastal Moment from Harriman Point Preserve, Brooklin, Maine

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.

A Coastal Moment from Woodward Point Preserve, Brunswick, Maine

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.

A Coastal Moment from Whaleboat Island Preserve, Harpswell, Maine

The largest undeveloped island in Casco Bay, Whaleboat Island offers a surprisingly remote feeling and is easily accessed from several nearby towns.

A Coastal Moment from The Goslings Preserve, Harpswell, Maine

Long beloved by boaters in Casco Bay, this special trio of islands offers lovely pocket beaches, campsites, and trails.

A Coastal Moment from the Stone Barn Farm Preserve, Bar Harbor, Maine

The iconic Stone Barn Farm property in Bar Harbor features fields, woods, and incredible historic buildings. And it’s now an MCHT preserve!

A Coastal Moment from the Cousins River, Yarmouth and Freeport, Maine

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.

A Coastal Moment from Bog Brook Cove Preserve, Cutler and Trescott, Maine

This expansive preserve features gravel and cobble beaches, breathtaking views of the Bold Coast, a universally-accessible trail, and abundant wildlife viewing opportunities.

A Coastal Moment from Pierce Pond, Penobscot, Maine

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.