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Mitchell Marsh

Mitchell Marsh

MCHT’s Mitchell Marsh Preserve is located in the Town of Tremont on Mount Desert Island. The preserve’s dominant feature is its namesake marsh. More than 30 acres of the property are classified as wetlands, while the remaining 4.5 acres are wooded upland and cobble beach. 

Visitors can enjoy a walk along the beach while being rewarded with expansive views of Blue Hill Bay. The Mitchell Marsh Preserve is also a great location for bird watching. The diverse wetland habitats are frequented by a host of species including shorebirds, tidal waterfowl, and wading birds.

Lacking good access from the mainland to the beachfront, visiting Mitchell Marsh is much like accessing one of MCHT’s island preserves. The beach provides easy landing for small boats and kayaks.

Preserve information/guidelines

  • No Camping Permitted
  • No Fires Permitted
  • Carry Out All Trash
    • Including Human and Pet Waste and Toilet Paper
  • Keep Pets Under Control
  • Please Respect the Privacy of Preserve Neighbors

How to Get There

Access this preserve from the water. Small boats and kayaks can land easily on the property’s beach.