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  • Tumbledown Mountain is a mountain in Franklin County, Maine.The mountain is a popular hiking spot in western Maine, with trailheads located on Byron Road in unincorporated Township 6, north of Weld....
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  • Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is located in the Town of Milford, Penobscot County, Maine, approximately fourteen miles north of Bangor.These small areas are respectively located in the tow...
  • The Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 acquired and established Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in 1988 to preserve the Sunkhaze Meadows peat bog and ensure public access to the environment...
  • Libby Island Light is a lighthouse on Libby Island, on the south side of Machias Bay, in Machiasport, Maine. It was first established in 1817 as a wood tower. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Cross Island NWR is a complex of six islands (Cross, Scotch, Outer Double Head Shot, Inner Double Head Shot, Mink, and Old Man Islands) that encompasses 1,700 acres in the town of Cutler. Cross, Mink,...
  • Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge in the state of Maine. It is one of the five refuges that together make up the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge, along ...
  • Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge in the state of Maine. It is one of the five refuges that together make up the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge, along ...
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  • It was first established in 1838. The present structure was built in 1874. It was replaced by a buoy in 1982. The USCG historical site says that it included a one room schoolhouse, although that's har...
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  • Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge, spanning northern New Hampshire and Maine, welcomes you to its forests, wetlands, lakes, and rivers. The refuge was established in 1992 with the primary purposes of p...
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  • Cross Island NWR is comprised of six islands (Cross, Scotch, Outer Double Head Shot, Inner Double Head Shot, Mink, and Old Man Islands) that encompasses 1,700 acres in the town of Cutler....
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  • Aroostook NWR is located on part of the former Loring Air Force Base, in Limestone, Maine. It was established in 1998, when 4,700 acres were transferred from the U.S. Air Force to the U.S. Fish and Wi...
  • Acadia National Park is a National Park located in the U.S. state of Maine. It reserves much of Mount Desert Island, and associated smaller islands, off the Atlantic coast. Originally created as Lafay...