Originally established to protect salt marshes and estuaries for migrating birds, Rachel Carson has evolved to now offer visitors the opportunity to fish, hunt, or simply explore their walking trails. Located in Well, ME and pet friendly, Rachel Carson is a favorite amongst local pet parents and is free to the public.
Dedicated to research, education, stewardship and preservation, the Wells Reserve is situated amongst sweeping fields and borders salt marsh. A Visitor’s Center, several exhibits and expansive trail systems are available for interested parties to explore at leisure. The setting is so picturesque and beautiful, that is it also a preferred local spot for weddings. A small admission fee, which supports property upkeep, is requested and pets are not allowed.
The Kennebunkport Conservation Trust has been acquiring undeveloped land since 1973, with the mission of preserving its natural state. Since then, they have built an extensive network of trails, refurbished a local lighthouse and host events that benefit programming. All trails are open to non-motorized vehicles and are perfect for hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
This cozy Kennebunk gallery and working studio showcases the works of owner/operator Peter Sheppard alongside other regional artists. Stop in to peruse a collection of fine art, sculpture, and prints.
5 Chase Hill Road
This links style course features rolling terrain, small greens and tight fairways. A par 69, 6,000 yard golf course, tee times are required as is appropriate dress. Notable members include former President George H. W. Bush.
The Kennebunk Land Trust’s mission is to permanently conserve and steward land to benefit natural and human communities. As one of southern Maine's oldest working land trusts, the Trust has preserved over 3,400 acres of forest, fields and waterways including partnership in protecting 1,600 acres of the Kennebunk Plains.