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Aldermere Farm, Rockport

Nestled on the western shore of Penobscot Bay in Rockport, Aldermere Farm and its Belted Galloway cattle have been area landmarks for generations.

We just completed a campaign to make Aldermere Farm and nearby Erickson Fields safer, more efficient, and more inclusive for the decades to come!

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Eastern Knubble, Cutler

Located in Cutler, this 30-acre preserve offers easy access to a cobble beach and expansive views of Maine’s Bold Coast.

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Bog Brook Cove, Cutler and Trescott

Bog Brook Cove in Cutler and Trescott features gravel and cobble beaches, breathtaking views of the Bold Coast, a universally-accessible trail, and abundant wildlife viewing opportunities.

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Erickson Fields, Rockport

This former Rockport dairy farm features a 1.8-mile trail and gardens where young people grow food for the community.

We just completed a campaign to make Erickson Fields and nearby Aldermere Farm safer, more efficient, and more inclusive for the decades to come!

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Lincoln Cove, Perry

Located near Birch Point in Perry, the ecologically rich Lincoln Cove Preserve features scenic views of a quiet corner of Cobscook Bay.

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Frenchboro Preserve, Frenchboro

Frenchboro offers challenging hiking trails that begin near Lunt Harbor’s working waterfront and lead to dramatic rocky bluffs, remote beaches, and stunning views of Mount Desert Island.

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Matthews Island, Eastport

Located in Eastport, this 14-acre island preserve that is accessible during low tides invites exploration in a wild corner of Maine’s easternmost city.

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Great Gott, Tremont

This 59-acre island preserve off of MDI’s Bass Harbor features gentle hiking trails, wildlife viewing opportunities, and pleasant coastal scenery.

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Frank E. Woodworth, Harrington

Temporarily Closed: This trail was badly damaged during the winter storms and MCHT staff are working to clear it and assess the possibility of alternative routes to ensure the long-term sustainability of the trail.

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Hamilton Cove, Lubec

This 1,225-acre preserve in Lubec provides people of all ages opportunities to experience a rugged coastal landscape of cobble beaches, sheer cliffs, and rocky promontories.

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Treat Island, Eastport

Located between Eastport and Lubec in the deep waters of Passamaquoddy and Cobscook bays, Treat Island has a rich history and abounds in natural beauty.

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Harriman Point, Brooklin

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.

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Saddleback Island, Stonington

This 78-acre Merchant Row island preserve features stunning coastal scenery for daytime and overnight visitors alike.

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Head Harbor, Isle au Haut

This 72-acre preserve abuts Acadia National Park’s Isle au Haut section and features secluded hiking trails and breathtaking scenery.

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Marshall Island, Unorganized Territories

Ed Woodsum Preserve encompasses all of 985-acre Marshall Island, one of the largest undeveloped islands on America’s eastern seaboard and home to remote campsites, rugged trails, and picturesque sand beaches.

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Huber, Vinalhaven

Located on Vinalhaven, the Huber Preserve features a wildflower-lined hiking trail that leads to a picturesque shoreline with pleasant views of Seal Bay.