Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

321 Port Rd.
Wells, ME 04090- Map It
Phone: (207) 646-9226

AAA Editor Notes

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, n. on SR 9 to 321 Port Rd., embraces more than 5,600 acres of salt marshes and upland habitat between Kittery and Cape Elizabeth and is a haven for both migratory and resident wildlife. A mile-long interpretive nature trail overlooks marshes and barrier beaches; the Carson Trail begins at the refuge headquarters, which has exhibits and brochures about wildlife. Other trails are available. Note: Leashed pets are permitted on Carson Trail only. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.).
Hours: Trails daily dawn-dusk. Visitor contact station Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30; closed federal holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 30 minutes minimum.