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Fernald's Neck Preserve

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Lincolnville, ME
+1 207-236-7091
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A nice place for an easy hike

The trail is well-maintained and the hikes are easy and pleasant.The trails are well maintained and... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Patricia E
Belfast, United Kingdom
A lovely, easy hike that's off the beaten path

My husband and I enjoy hiking, and after four days of having explored the Camden, Rockport, and... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
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Lincolnville, ME
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Reviewed 11 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.

Thank Patricia E
Reviewed 24 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

Thank Deb052
Reviewed 31 July 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.

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

Thank Deeds6262
Reviewed 17 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.

Thank DgDeB
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Follow the brown and white hiking figures sign to the Preserve's parking area. The trails are very clearly blazed. Trail running was difficult for this 60-something, but I found the walking good exercise. Lots of roots and small rocks were easy to negotiate at a...More

1  Thank MECT
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Not clearly marked, no signs but worth the time to find it. A really nice hike through the beautiful woods and then around Megunticook Lake. We took the blue route and then picked up the orange route - maybe 4 miles. Start to the right...More

1  Thank kauaiinmyheart
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Fernald's Neck Preserve is not well known and that is what makes it wonderful. It is a quiet, peaceful, pretty place to visit without any crowds. There are clearly marked trails and the walking isn't too difficult. We walked the blue trail, were impressed by...More

2  Thank Terrysmom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Well marked, relatively easy walk with access to Megunticook Lake. The balance rock is fun and there are a few lookouts where you could swim or fish. There are several different trails and could combine them to make a longer walk. No special hiking gear...More

1  Thank goldenretreat5
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is not to be missed. Walk the Blue Loop and take in the views of Lake Megunticock. Detour to the Balance Rock and swim off the rock beach if you'd like. I will note that our Fitbit said the Loop and Rock detour took...More

1  Thank Jazz_and_cocktails
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