Barters Island Road
Boothbay, ME 04537
New England’s largest botanical garden features acres of spectacular ornamental gardens and stonework, waterfront and woodland trails, a beautiful visitor center with café and gift shop, and a shorefront Fairy House Village – all on 248 acres of coastal landscape. Special events and programs for all ages, year-round, include a house and garden tour, book fair, Maine Fairy House Festival, Kitchen Garden Series, college horticulture courses, and more.
Hours: Open year-round, daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Visitor Center and Bosarge Family Educaton Center are open only on weekdays from mid-November through March.
Admission: Adults, $12; seniors, $10; children age 3-17, $6
Camden, ME 04849
This nature preserve offers visitors ample opportunities to observe gardens of wildflowers and wildlife, as well as hiking and cross-country ski trails.
Hours: Daily from dawn to dusk. No charge.