Woodward Cove, Brunswick

The 24 acres preserved here ensure access to the mudflats for clammers and wormers. A .1-mile trail takes you to the reedy-lined tidal cove,...

Birdsacre, Ellsworth

The 200-acre Birdsacre preserve — home to rehabilitated owls, hawks, geese, and other birds, and to miles of winding trails with a lot of character —...

McCLellan Park, Milbridge

The town of Milbridge has turned this 10-acre parcel into a sweet 12-site campground. From a parking area for day visitors, short trails head...

Salt Pond, Hancock

A half-mile trail through the woods takes you to a beautiful beach on Frenchman Bay that is backed by a tidal salt pond. Some...

Woodlawn Museum, Ellsworth

Although I didn’t have time to take advantage of this perk, visitors to this museum estate can conclude (or begin) their time here with...

Lookout Rock, Brooksville

A starter hike for kids! The relatively easy .3-mile climb, much of it on a rocky ledge with pitch pine and blueberries, brings hikers...

Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge and Mt. Maguerrewok, Baring Plantation

The map above, which displays walking paths, is incomplete. Refer to this map for more information. Importantly, there are shorter nature trails near the...

Devil’s Head Conservation Area, Calais

On my map, the driveable access road is in pink; the walking trails are in blue. There are two trail loops at Devil’s Head:...

Matthews Island, Eastport

This is a marvelous and short walk, but you have to be mindful of the tides. The Maine Coast Heritage Trust recommends you visit...

Settlement Quarry, Stonington

If you turn right onto the .3-mile Glacial Erratic Trail after leaving the parking area, you’ll begin your walk in cool, mossy evergreen woods....