Sheepscot River

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Brian Bartlett Wiscasset Boats

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Montsweag Brook

Hiking & Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation

Wiscasset is located among the rolling hills of Coastal Maine, on the banks of the Sheepscot River. Islands, peninsulas, forests, farmland, beaches, and much more surround the town of Wiscasset. There are plenty of ways to experience Midcoast Maine in any season! So get outside today and do some exploring!


Wiscasset Museum in the Streets

Wiscasset Rod & Gun Club

Wiscasset Waterville & Farmington Railway 

Wiscasset Yacht Club

Area Attractions

Back River (Wiscasset, Westport, and Woolwich)
Bonyun Preserve (Westport)
Chewonki Foundation (Wiscasset)
Clough Point (Westport)
Robert P. Tristam Coffin Wild Flower Reservation (Woolwich)
Kitzi Colby Wildlife Preserve (Edgecomb)
Damariscotta River (Edgecomb)
Dresden Farmlands (Dresden)
Green Point Farm Wildlife Management Area (Dresden)
Kennebec River (Dresden, Woolwich)
Merrymeeting Bay (Dresden, Woolwich)
Sasanoa River (Woolwich)
Schmid Preserve (Edgecomb)
Sheepscot River (Alna, Wiscasset, Edgecomb, Westport, and Woolwich)
Sherman Lake (Edgecomb)
Sortwell Memorial Forest (Wiscasset)


The Morris Farm

West Woods

Chewonki Eaton Farm Cushman Mountain Reserve

Robert Tristam Coffin Flower Fields
Over 100 wildflower species exist here, including pink lady’s slipper, yellow violet, and white baneberry.

Merrymeeting Fields Preserve

Bath Lower Kennebec Regional Land Trust

Phippsburg Reid State Park

Greenleaf Preserve

Boothbay Boothbay Regional Land Trust

Dodge Point

Marsh River Preserves

Griggs Preserve


Whaleback Shell Midden

Damariscotta River Association 

Pemaquid/BristolPemaquid Watershed Association


Trout Brook Preserve

Bass Falls Preserve