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Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center

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Address: 9 Water St, Rockland, ME 04841-3522
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GOOD SOURCE OF INFO + AN ART GALLERY

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex manages 49 offshore islands and five National Wildlife Refuges: Petit Manan, Cross Island, Franklin Island, Seal Island, and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 July 2016
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Dover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex manages 49 offshore islands and five National Wildlife Refuges: Petit Manan, Cross Island, Franklin Island, Seal Island, and Pond Island. Its purpose is management of endangered seabirds that include Atlantic puffins, laughing gulls, and common elders to name a few. Most areas are not open to the public. There are hiking trails at... More 

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Rockland, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is a lovely spot at the end of Maine street. It is very specialized and focused only on coastal birds. No one else was there when I stopped in. They do offer programs (films and lecturers) on other topics that are popular, such as whales and nature preserves.

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South Thomaston, Maine, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

This unusual National Wildlife Refuge visitor center is located in downtown Rockland. They have an incredible art gallery that features nature-oriented works, and a small gift shop featuring quality items. Unfortunately, the exhibits have not yet been completed, so some of the rooms are kind of bare. Once a month they offer free talks by a variety of presenters on... More 

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