fbpx

Birding Trail

44.963627, -70.692767 DIRECTIONS About Mingo Springs Bird Walk Mingo Springs Golf Course provides an open space with meadow and edge habitat otherwise scarce in the Rangeley area. This walk will target species that like these open spaces.    Recreation Opportunities Please note this is not an RLHT property. We have listed it here for the …

Mingo Springs Birding Trail Read More »

44.9825, -70.7841 DIRECTIONS About Rangeley Lakes Trails Center The RLTC, located on Saddleback Mountain Road, offers miles of trails with transitional forests. This trail system can also lead birders up to Saddleback Mountain and down to Saddleback Lake.   Recreation Opportunities Please note, this is not an RLHT property. We have listed it here for …

Rangeley Lakes Trails Center Read More »

44.946236, -70.527338 DIRECTIONS About Saddleback Saddleback is one of our favorite places to bird. From the kettle ponds to the taiga –  it has terrain and birds for everyone.   Best known for its easier access to Bicknell’s Thrust, its strenuous trip brings you through the high-elevation spruce-fir forests of Saddleback Mountain to the Appalachian Trail.  …

Saddleback Mountain Read More »

44.927593, -70.701591 DIRECTIONS About Rangeley Lake State Park  RLSP’s lakeside trail offers a rare variety of mixed-forest habitats and is home to sapsuckers, woodpeckers, warblers, and many more.    Please note this is not an RLHT property. Practice the Seven Leave No Trace Principles.    Recreation Opportunities Conservation Story Rangeley Lake State Park was established …

Rangeley Lake State Park Read More »

44.951885, -70.791708 DIRECTIONS About Bald Mountain There are a couple of ways to hike up Bald Mountain with two trailheads. At the top are 360-degree views of Mooselookmeguntic and Rangeley Lakes and the surrounding mountains. Recreation Opportunities. This conservation area is bustling on the weekends. Try to explore outside of those days to have the …

Bald Mountain Read More »

44.805453, -71.110305 DIRECTIONS About Umbagog NWR The NWR provides a unique habitat within the chain of Rangeley Lakes with several marshes and its 7,000-acre shallow lake.    Birders have documented 229 bird species and there are another 137 species that breed there. The wetlands and marshes provide ideal habitats for songbirds, shorebirds, and raptors.    …

Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge Read More »

44.9825, -70.7841 DIRECTIONS About Perham Stream Birding Trail Located on the back side of Saddleback Mountain, the Perham Stream Birding Trail is a truly special place.    There are over two miles of easy, wide trails leading visitors through a variety of habitats, and several good viewpoints of Perham Stream, Saddleback a Mountain, and Mt. Abraham …

Perham Stream Birding Trail Read More »

44.970612, -70.707830 DIRECTIONS About Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary Hunter Cove offers 1.5 miles of easy, flat trails with several loop options. The trails lead out to a beautiful section of Hunter Cove on Rangeley Lake.   HCWS is 100-acres of forested lands bordering Rangeley Lake, Dodge Pond Stream, and Route 4. There’s an abundance of habitats …

Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary Read More »

44.961884, -70.713940 DIRECTIONS About Mingo Landing Mingo Landing is located on Mingo Loop Road on the southeast side of the bridge. The spot is a hand-carry site for Rangeley Lake, specifically Hunter Cove.    There is no established parking area.    Recreation Opportunities Conservation Story RLHT purchased the 2-acre Mingo Landing in 2012 to ensure …

Mingo Landing Read More »

44.838304, -70.710309 DIRECTIONS About Height of Land  RLHT conserved the 512-acre parcel to ensure this spectacular vista remains unspoiled. Height of Land is located along the Rangeley Lakes National Scenic Byway and bordering the Maine Bureau of Public Lands, the Appalachian Trail, Mooselookmeguntic Lake, and Bemis Stream.   You’ll find Height of Land on every map, …

Height of Land Read More »