Distance: 5.61 miles
The Old Canada Road Scenic Byway is a snapshot in time. Tracing the route of generations of travelers between Maine and Quebec, this segment of U.S. Rt. 201 winds right alongside the Kennebec River, Wyman Lake, and the Dead River. Encounter old-time villages and abundant wildlife in mountain ridges, forests, and rivers.
Distance: 39.21 miles
Wind through the mountains and lakes of western Maine on the Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway. Step back in time and treat yourself to spectacular scenery, outstanding recreational opportunities, abundant wildlife, local museums, and quaint New England villages. Slow down, relax, and enjoy nature's abundance at every turn.
Distance: 45.41 miles
Carlton Pond Waterfowl Production Area is a 1,055-acre manmade pond and wetland located in the town of Troy in Waldo County. The pond is formed by an earthen dam which backs up Carlton Brook. The area was acquired by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1966 to protect the waterfowl and other wildlife associated with this area in Central Maine.
The original dam at Carlton Pond was a rock st...
Distance: 92.38 miles
From craggy shorelines and granite-capped mountains to crystal lakes and spruceâ€“fir forests, Acadia All American Road is perfect for exploring. Extensive carriage roads and hiking trails give access to Acadia National Park. See fishing and sailboats in Frenchman's Bay or go back in time to see the "cottages" of old Bar Harbor.
Distance: 96.46 miles
Seal Island NWR is managed by the Petit Manan NWR complex.
Seal Island lies 21 miles off the coast of Rockland. This 65 acre island was transferred by the Navy to the Fish and Wildlife Service in 1972 and at one time was used as a bombing range. Today, Seal Island is managed in cooperation with National Audubon Society for colonial nesting seabirds, including, Arctic and common terns, eiders...
Distance: 98.31 miles
The White Mountain Trail offers New England's most rugged mountain scenery as it travels easily through three historic "notches" or mountain passes. Views abound of villages and unspoiled National Forest. Stops include views of Mount Washington and the grand Mount Washington Hotel, mountain cascades, wildlife, and the Appalachian Trail.
Distance: 114.66 miles
Franklin Island NWR is managed by the Petit Manan NWR Complex.
Located about six miles from the town of Friendship in Muscongus Bay, this 12-acre island supports nesting gulls, eiders, black-crowned night herons, Leach's storm petrels, and ospreys. The island is partially covered by red spruce with abundant raspberry thickets, grasses, and forbs. Franklin Island was listed on the State Register...
Distance: 117.92 miles
Pond Island NWR is managed by Petit Manan NWR complex.
Pond Island NWR is a 10-acre island located in the mouth of the Kennebec River adjacent to Popham Beach. The U.S. Coast Guard transferred the island to the Fish and Wildlife Service in 1973 and still maintains the historic light house on the island. The treeless character and grass, forb, and shrub cover provides excellent habitat for nes...