Tinker Island, a prominent 430-acre landmark in Blue Hill Bay, has long been a popular destination for picnicking, beachcombing, camping, and hunting. Area residents grew concerned when both halves of the island were placed on the open market for a combined price of $3.5 million. The southern half, which had an approved 10-lot subdivision in Read More
We are fortunate that Maine has hundreds of miles of trails to explore. These locations are great for all levels of hiking—from winding trails along Maine's coast to high mountain peaks in western Maine and beyond. Always check the weather before heading out, and let a friend or family member know where you are headed if you are hiking alone. Don't forget to check in when you return. Enjoy your time exploring Maine's public lands!
The productive forestlands that extend from Moosehead Lake to the headwaters of the St. John River lie at the heart of Maine’s North Woods. This region bordering the legendary West Branch of the Penobscot River is rich in history, folklore, and tradition, and remains a vital resource today – providing timber that fuels the regional Read More
Woodward Point Preserve is located in Eastern Brunswick and is made up of soft sand, which becomes a walkable mudflat when the tide goes out. Recently, softshell clams have been showing up in the cove, to the surprise of many, as clam populations are down around the state due to the introduction of the invasive Read More