Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Steuben, Maine 04680

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Professional Review and Guide

"Hike through jack-pine forests and a variety of other habitats to reach the cobble beaches of Pigeon Hill Bay and views of Petit Manan Light, the second-tallest lighthouse along the Maine coast. The 8,200-acre Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge (MCINWR), managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is composed of three mainland parcels and 55 offshore islands along a 250-mile stretch of the Maine coast ranging from the Isle of Shoals to Cutler.

The refuge combines five formerly separate refuges to better reflect the broad scope of its conservation efforts up and down the Maine coast. The island units of MCINWR help protect habitat for nesting seabirds, wading birds, and bald eagles, while the mainland units support habitat for migratory songbirds, shorebirds, and waterfowl."

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Trail Information

Steuben
Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
1.8
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1.25 hours
Duration
Year-round during daylight hours
Season
Skiing
Additional Use
The Petit Manan Point Division (fws.gov/northeast/petitmanan; 207-546-2124)
Local Contacts
USGS Petit Manan Point; Maine Atlas and Gazetteer, Map 17 (DeLorme)
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018