HIT THE TRAILS
RACHEL CARSON WILDLIFE REFUGE
Bring your binoculars to do some bird watching at the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge in Wells, Maine. Established in 1966 the refuge is home to valuable salt marshes and estuaries for migratory birds. Spend the afternoon walking the trials and experiencing the diversity of Maine's great outdoors.
Fort Williams and Portland Head Light: Today the Park is a popular destination for tourists, picnickers, hikers, bicyclists, dog walkers, kite flyers, artists, and many others. It attracts nearly one million visitors each year, who come to visit the Portland Head Light, recreate, and attend numerous special events including The TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race, Family Fun Day, and the Labor Day Art Show. Picnic shelters are rented out for private and corporate events, and other sites provide the romantic backdrop of the ocean for alfresco weddings. Admission to the Park is free and open 365 days a year.