Residents of Bath, one of Maine’s most densely populated communities, are now within walking distance of a 96-acre preserve with dramatic 100-foot cliffs, spectacular water views in three directions, and a half-a-mile of shore frontage on the Kennebec River. Thorne Head provides much-needed open space in a region that has traditionally scored low in statewide Read More
Lace up your sneakers or walking shoes and head out to one of these scenic Maine locations. This list include coastal shores, inland forests, and other places that you can enjoy as a leisurely walk or stroll. Take your time and breathe in all of the beauty that Maine's environment has to offer.
The easement held by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife protects the farm’s significant ecological values and ensures that the public will have access to portions of the property that do not intrude on the farmstead. Hikers can enjoy more than 2.5 miles of trails up Bell’s and Crane mountains, with outcrops that Read More
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
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