Augusta/Kennebec parks provide recreation and nature adventures

Intersection of Routes 197 & 24 Richmond, ME Phone: 207-737-4307

Wild island with opportunities for hiking, camping, nature study. Ferry service to the island.

Swan Island in the Kennebec River -- a state wildlife management area -- has unique river, forest and meadow habitats for eagles, white-tailed deer, songbirds and wild turkeys. The island has hiking and mountain biking trails, an overnight campground, and spectacular scenery. Kayak and mountain bike rentals are available. Ferry service from Richmond town dock is provided. Admission fees.