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Fernald's Neck Preserve

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Beautiful forest trails

About 4 miles of well marked trails on the beautiful nature preserve at Lake Megunticook. The... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Duncannon, Pennsylvania
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Beautiful little hike. Pretty easy with a few moderate areas. The Balance Rock and water views... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Jaime M
Belfast, United States
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

About 4 miles of well marked trails on the beautiful nature preserve at Lake Megunticook. The preserve is 328 acres of pristine wilderness filled with deer, birds, and small animals. If you plan to visit, note that parking is very limited and no dogs allowed,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Beautiful little hike. Pretty easy with a few moderate areas. The Balance Rock and water views were great. Trails were clearly marked and very well maintained.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jaime M
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this family hike. It is mostly through the woods but had some great views of the water. We did the blue trail and then the orange trail and it was about 3.5 Miles all together. It is a little tricky to find...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ben L
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A bit of a long hike to get to the swimming spot. That's okay but the ticks are everywhere. This is going to be the story of most of Maine this summer, I'm afraid. So nice to see a large tract of land like this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

It was too wet for us to hike due to heavy rain the night before. However, the scenery is eclectic and pretty and we saw a number of animals, including a very bold deer.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank wareagle-1980
Reviewed 12 November 2017

The trail is well-maintained and the hikes are easy and pleasant.The trails are well maintained and there is a lovely scenic outlook of the lake.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Patricia E
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My husband and I enjoy hiking, and after four days of having explored the Camden, Rockport, and Rockland coastal region, we were ready to escape the tourist crowds. This preserve is close to the Camden area, an easy drive, though a bit difficult to see...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Deb052
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This walk have is 4 miles of mild up's and downs. This was exactly what we were looking for. There were some interesting sights; a lake and a balancing rock, and lots of ferns on a nice, well-marked path.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful preservation effort. This moderate 1to 1 1/2 hour hike thru pine forest, around ledges, boulders on well worn trails gives beautiful vistas of Lake Megunticook. The road to the parking area wends its way thru fields and back yards as well as...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Deeds6262
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Hikes/walks are well laid out, well marked and offer stunning scenery in a wide variety of forest, meadow and lakeside settings. Nothing difficult here. CMLT, who manages this facility, always does an outstanding job at all their preserves.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Alysia F
7 August 2018|
Response from Katja H |
Yes, not far from Balance Rock -it’s small but scenic.