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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Boothbay
#1 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
... and has a variety of types of gardens, is both educational and relaxing but mostly it is just spectacularly beautiful for anyone who has an interest in gardening and nature, but really for anyone at all.
There are short, easy walks and long steep ones, so there is something for everyone (including carts that stop at specified places, so even non-walkers can enjoy the entire park).
Mount Battie Camden
#2 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
You can drive to the top through Camden Hills State Park or hike up a trail off Mountain Street, either way gives you wonderful views of Penobscot Bay, the town of Camden, and the beautiful offshore islands.
Great and amazing park so much fun Great and amazing park so much fun Great and amazing park so much fun
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Cabbage Island Boothbay Harbor
#3 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Mother nature didn't cooperate with us, so we had a foggy boat ride but there's not much anyone can do about that.
Popham Beach State Park Phippsburg
#4 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Some folks park in the pre-open hours outside the gate for an early walk, but be respectfully minded of the park and parking rules please - it's all to protect this most amazing Maine beach complete with abundant...
You enter the State Park area and the first part you will come to is Popham Beach on the right, if you continue going on that same street you come to the harbor town and fort at the end.
Boothbay Region Land Trust Boothbay Harbor
#5 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
The Boothbay Region Land Trust manages 20+ nature reserves in the area with well-maintained trails and guide maps.
Porter's Preserve is a photographer's dream and a nature-lover's delight.
Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre Camden
#6 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
One of the most remarkable experiences in this sweet little over-touristy town is the beautifully articulated and landscaped harbor park, fittingly overlooking the harbor with the Megunticook River waterfalls, and...
Camden Park Harbor and Amphitheater are so comfy & lovely that we've spent many pleasant hours just relaxing and enjoying the extraordinary beauty and charm.
Camden Hills State Park Camden
#7 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
The town of Camden and its harbor are very picturesque and the Camden Hills State Park and Mount Battie are extraordinarily beautiful; the views are unforgettable.
It offers breathtaking views of the ocean and surrounding area, wonderful trails through the surrounding forests, and a knowledgeable staff of park rangers.
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Reid State Park Georgetown
#8 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
To us the best features of Reid State Park are the varied beaches, the views (most of the time in the summer you will find artists painting their canvases trying to capture the great scenes), and the secluded loca...
As a child and young teen, I and my family would journey to Reid State Park every August to enjoy the spectacular body surfing at the two beaches on the incoming tide (plan your visit accordingly).
Megunticook Lake Camden
#9 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Maine State Aquarium Boothbay Harbor
#10 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
We ended up spending almost two hours at this small, highly educational aquarium and really recommend it for both children and adults who love the nature and the ocean!
Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site New Harbor
#11 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
We stumbled on this state park a few years ago and have returned every year since then.
We came on a Saturday when the park service staff were providing archeological experience for children.
Owl's Head State Park Port Clyde
#12 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
We were staying in Boothbay,and went exploring lighthouses.Owl's Head Lighthouse is surrounded by a very beautiful park,free parking then walk about a quarter of a mile thru beautiful scenery.
You can see so many things all around you in nature me and my husband are glad we decided to go check it out!
Rockport Marine Park Rockport
#13 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
We loved this park , its beautiful and for a small park it offers alot , clean beach , clean park good place to take your family, we will be back !!
There is a statute to Andre the famous harbor seal, a beautiful park and few commercial buildings with a couple of upscale fine dinning venues.
Belfast City Park Belfast
#14 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Belfast City Park has a ton of spaces to play outdoors - basketball, tennis, swimming pool, really cool playground, picnic areas, beaches, and walking trails.
This park has it all -- pickleball and tennis courts, pool, sledding in winter, walking paths, an arboretum and a beach with a view that rocks.
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Beech Hill Reserve Rockport
#15 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area Phippsburg
#16 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Unless you're willing to ford the Morse River from Popham State Park or you're high born into a land owning out of state family in Small Point, Morse Mountain is your only access to the last quasi-undeveloped grea...
Great family adventure or romantic nature hike!
Moose Point State Park Searsport
#17 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Moose Point State Park offers acres and acres of hiking trails through wooded trails and open spaces - even steps down to the shore on the rockbound Coast of Maine at Penobscot Bay.
Just off Route One between Belfast and Searsport, this smaller state park is perfect for a day-picnic or a one-mile hike along the ocean's edge.
Passy Rail Trail Belfast
#18 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
If you start at the Boathouse , walk through the Commons Park, along the water and through a bit of downtown, then through the Shipyard, you will arrive at the Footbridge.
The users of the trail can park in an area and take a round trip walk that would be less than two miles round trip.
Cliff Trail Harpswell
#19 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Good for some nature and a little exercise.
Pemaquid Beach Park Bristol
#20 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
There is also a charming little room known as the Beachcombers' Rest Nature Center where there are displays of beach and sea animals and plants.
Very well-kept state park with lots of parking.
La Verna Preserve Bristol
#21 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
A great nature walk that has a series of trails to through the woods and along the coast.
Nature is beautiful throughout.
Birch Point Beach State Park Owls Head
#22 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
It used to be called Lucia 2 before it became a state park .Its a great place for families to come for picnics and beach days .
Birch point State park has been one of our favorites for many years.
Camden Snow Bowl Camden
#23 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Totally friendly, easy to park and navigate because it is so tiny and old school and it is perfect that way.
Oven's Mouth Preserve Boothbay
#24 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Seguin Island and Lighthouse Bath
#25 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Eagle Island State Park Harpswell
#26 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
This park and building are a tribute to Admiral Perry.
Hermit Island Phippsburg
#27 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
It is peaceful, beautiful, has lots of nature and you can get lobster fresh from the water at the park store.
Hermit Island is an amazing place if you like nature and the ability to enjoy it!
Rachel Carson Salt Pond Preserve New Harbor
#28 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Lots of nature to observe and beautiful shells to collect.
Fernald's Neck Preserve Lincolnville
#29 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
About 4 miles of well marked trails on the beautiful nature preserve at Lake Megunticook.
Sears Island Searsport
#30 of 82 Nature & Parks in Mid Coast Maine
Enjoy the hiking trails or walk along the shoreline of this undeveloped 900 acre island, quite possibly the last large undeveloped island on the East coast .....a nature lovers paradise!
a nature island that can take few hours to explore and hike, either beach or forest is worth the walk.