Hiking

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Stone Barn Farm, Bar Harbor

Featuring a historic Mount Desert Island farm, this 128-acre preserve is surrounded by scenic fields and pleasant forests that lead to Northeast Creek.

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Seaduck Point, Beals Island

Encompassing one-third of Beals Island, this 168-acre forested preserve welcomes visitors to its secluded beach bounded by granite shores.

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Weskeag, South Thomaston

A mosaic of forests, wetlands, fields, and shrubland, this 132-acre preserve in South Thomaston abuts other conservation areas along the banks of one of the region’s most ecologically-rich saltwater marshes.

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Forbes Pond, Gouldsboro

Wildlife-rich wetland habitats of Forbes Pond form the centerpiece of this 927-acre preserve in Gouldsboro that lures wildlife enthusiasts and anglers throughout the year.

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Clark Island, Saint George

Accessible by foot, this bridged island in Saint George features a 124-acre preserve with wide, easy, mowed grass and gravel trails leading to attractive beaches, a rock quarry, and through a diversity of wildlife habitats.

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Loring Cove, Perry

This 13-acre preserve invites visitors to explore a secluded cove and gravel beach on the shores of Passamaquoddy Bay.

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Monroe Island, Owls Head

Located in Owls Head, this 225-acre island preserve boasts classic Maine coast scenery, including small protected landings, two welcoming campsites, and spectacular views of Penobscot Bay from bold bedrock cliffs.

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Bamford, Saint George

Located on the Saint George peninsula, this 37-acre preserve features vernal pools, extensive wetlands, a perennial stream, and beautiful views of Long Cove.

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Lookout Rock, Brooksville

This 17-acre preserve showcases a 244-foot highpoint with panoramic views of Eggemoggin Reach, Penobscot Bay, and beyond.

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Woodward Point, Brunswick

Located in Brunswick, this 87.5-acre preserve invites visitors to explore its trails in search of wildlife and picturesque scenes of northern Casco Bay.

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Kittredge Brook Forest, Bar Harbor

In the center of Mount Desert Island, this expansive preserve is within a 2,000-acre block of protected land teeming with wildlife.

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Malaga Island, Phippsburg

Malaga Island was once home to a mixed-race fishing community forcibly removed by the state in 1912. Now a public preserve and important Maine historical site, we encourage all to learn the story of Malaga and those who called the island home.

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Sipp Bay, Perry

Located in a northern corner of Cobscook Bay in the town of Perry, this coastal preserve features stunning views and ample wildlife viewing opportunities.

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Basin Preserve, Vinalhaven

Jointly owned and managed by MCHT and Vinalhaven Land Trust, The Basin Preserve surrounds a wildlife-rich embayment on Vinalhaven’s eastern shore.

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Witherle Woods, Castine

Located in Castine, Witherle Woods has a rich military history, offers pleasant views of Penobscot Bay, and features groomed cross-country skiing trails in the winter.

May 17 to 21 shoot on Black Island and Kitteredge Brook Forest for Maine Coast Heritage Trsut

Black Island and Little Black Island, Frenchboro

This 337-acre preserve, part of Frenchboro, features quiet picnic spots, rugged beauty, and breathtaking ocean-side camping.