172 Indian Bar RoadBrooksville, ME, 04617Phone: 207-326-4012
This is a remote natural area with lots of opportunity to explore and observe a variety of ecosystems, for from stands of hardwood trees to wildflowers to tidal pools. - Sanctuary Brochure (PDF)
Blue Hill Falls
Route 172Blue Hill, MEPhone:
These falls are an example of an unusual natural occurrence. Their connection to a surging and retreating tidal basin makes the falls reverse during certain times of the day.
Acadia National ParkBar Harbor, MEPhone:
The highest point on the Atlantic coast north of Rio de Janeiro, Cadillac Mountain offers incredible views of the ocean, islands, and inland Maine's mountains. Park Loop Road takes visitors winding to the top, 1530 feet from the service.
A remarkable natural phenomenon: The strong tidal surges actually make these waterfalls seem like they're falling backwards at certain times of the day.
Machias Seal Island
This island's inhabitants are special indeed: The Atlantic Puffin is native only to the northern Atlantic coast. The birds are large, playful and colorful, often referred to as the "penguins of New England."
St. Croix River
This river is one of dozens in Maine, but it holds the distinction of having the highest tides in the continental United States.
National Geographic Society Monument
Placed by local residents, this monument marks the exact midpoint between the North Pole and the equator.