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Little Whaleboat Island, Harpswell

A beloved trio of islands open to the public for exploration

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Clark Island, Saint George

Accessible by foot, this bridged island in Saint George features a 124-acre preserve with wide, easy, mowed grass and gravel trails leading to attractive beaches, a rock quarry, and through a diversity of wildlife habitats.

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Hickey Island, Roque Bluffs

Located in Roque Bluffs, near the entrance to Little Kennebec Bay, Hickey Island is a quiet 12-acre oasis of open meadows, rocky shoreline, and gravel beaches.

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Monroe Island, Owls Head

Located in Owls Head, this 225-acre island preserve boasts classic Maine coast scenery, including small protected landings, two welcoming campsites, and spectacular views of Penobscot Bay from bold bedrock cliffs.

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Sheep Island, Owls Head

A beloved island open to the public for exploration

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Preble Cove, Great Cranberry Island

On the western shore of Great Cranberry Island, this small preserve is home to a small rock beach offering a great place to cool off on a hot summer day.

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Cranberry Shores, Cranberry Isle

This 19-acre preserve tucked away on the southern shore of Great Cranberry Island offers splendid oceanside vistas and wildlife-viewing opportunities.

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Whaleboat Island, Harpswell

The largest wild island in Casco Bay, Whaleboat’s scenic campsites, rocky shoreline, gravel beaches, and expansive meadow invite endless exploration. 

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Elizabeth Noyce Preserve (Louds Island), Bristol

This 106-acre island preserve on Louds Island in Muscongus Bay offers a gentle hiking trail as well as a cobblestone beach surrounded by rugged coastal scenery.

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Treat Island, Eastport

Located between Eastport and Lubec in the deep waters of Passamaquoddy and Cobscook bays, Treat Island has a rich history and abounds in natural beauty.

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Folly Island, Bar Harbor

Surrounded by conserved lands in all directions, Folly Island is the perfect destination for paddlers, picnickers, and wildlife watching enthusiasts.

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Merchant Row, Stonington

Located between Stonington and Isle au Haut, this breathtakingly beautiful archipelago features 11 MCHT island preserves open for exploration, including Saddleback Island, Green Island, Sand Island, Gooseberry, Bills Island, Nathan and Little Nathan Islands, Little Camp Island, The Fort, Pell Island, and Andrews Island.

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Frenchboro Preserve, Frenchboro

Frenchboro offers challenging hiking trails that begin near Lunt Harbor’s working waterfront and lead to dramatic rocky bluffs, remote beaches, and stunning views of Mount Desert Island.

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Marshall Island, Unorganized Territories

Ed Woodsum Preserve encompasses all of 985-acre Marshall Island, one of the largest undeveloped islands on America’s eastern seaboard and home to remote campsites, rugged trails, and picturesque sand beaches.

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Great Gott, Tremont

This 59-acre island preserve off of MDI’s Bass Harbor features gentle hiking trails, wildlife viewing opportunities, and pleasant coastal scenery.

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Harriman Point, Brooklin

In Brooklin, Harriman Point’s beaches boast spectacular views across Blue Hill Bay to Mount Desert Island. Welcome to Blue Hill Peninsula’s largest continuous stretch of coastline open to the public.