Location: Near Staceyville, Penobscot County Description: The Wassataquoick Public Reserved Land unit contains miles of the Wassataquoik Stream and East Branch of the Penobscot, both of which offer outstanding native brook trout and salmon habitat. Paddlers enjoy the swift currents of the East Branch, and primitive campsites can be found on the shores of Wassataquoik Read More
Public Reserved Lands
Maine’s Public Reserved Lands include spectacular places to hike, camp, watch wildlife, paddle, fish, and much more. These are lands in the public trust, yet they continue to be threatened by the governor’s proposal to overharvest the big, old trees found in many of these areas that provide important habitat and make these 37 locations special!
Donnell Pond and Tunk Lake Region For those seeking “remote” outdoor experiences that aren’t far from the beaten path, the State’s Donnell Pond Reserve offers a wealth of backcountry recreational opportunities just east of Ellsworth. This 15,479-acre property holds a constellation of ponds and mountains that are perfectly suited to family outings – whether hikes, Read More