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Laudholm Farm / Wells Reserve

Wells, Maine

Birding Hiking Skiing Usage Fee
Maine Atlas and Gazetteer
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To Get There:
Take Exit 2(Wells) off of the Maine Turnpike and follow the signs to Route 1. Take a left onto Route 1 from Routes 9 and 109. Follow Route 1 North about 1.5 miles and turn right onto Laudholm Farm Road. Follow the signs to Wells Reserve. It will be on your left.
Contact:
The Wells Reserve, (207)-646-1555 or on the web
The Laudholm Trust, (207)646-4521
 
References
  • Maine Atlas and Gazetteer, Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme Mapping Co, 1998.
  • Bull, John and John Farrand, Jr. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds, Eastern Region, New York: Chanticleer Press, 1992.
  • Last Visited
    July 2001
    Description
    The Wells Reserve is a 1600 acre area located at Laudholm Farm. The Laudholm Trust was created to protect this area and through the support of individuals, businesses, and foundations, a state-federal partnership was created within the National Estuarine Research Reserve System. The facility is open for research, education, and public recreation. Call the Reserve for dates and times of education programs and guided bird walks offered.
    Hiking Skiing Hiking and Skiing
    There are seven miles of hiking and cross-country skiing trails. The trails provide access to woodlands, fields, wetlands, beach and dunes. The mutliple types of habitat offer some great birding and mammal watching. Click on Jen's Journal to read about recent sitings.
    Usage Fee Fees and Hours of Operation
    Admission fees are in effect daily in July and August, weekends in June and September. Fees are $2.00 per adult or children over 12. Trails hours are: May 15 to Sept. 15, every day, 8-8 and Sept. 16 to May 14, every day, 8-5. There are restrooms at the farm itself. Pets are not allowed at the Reserve.
    Wells Reserve
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