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Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

#2 of 26 things to do in Wells Features Animals
Wells, ME 04090
+1 207-646-9226
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Quick side trip

We're not much on hiking but this excursion was enjoyable All paved so easily Accessible for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Favorite walking spot

This is an amazing place to go for an easy walk (1 mile). The walkway is a wooden board way which... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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“salt marsh” (28 reviews)
“nice walk” (22 reviews)
Wells, ME 04090
+1 207-646-9226
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We're not much on hiking but this excursion was enjoyable All paved so easily Accessible for wheelchairs and other aides

Thank Rwestby
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an amazing place to go for an easy walk (1 mile). The walkway is a wooden board way which makes it easy to push strollers, wheelchairs, etc. the views are amazing and many areas are shaded. Lots of great lookout spots.

Thank D4475NQmichelleh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great relaxing walk that is not difficult. Lots of great scenery and we met a lot pf friendly people on the way.

Thank jag462014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The self guided walk leads you on a pleasant stroll through a forested area on well maintained paths. Twelve stops allow you to relax and enjoy various aspects of the forest and salt marsh leading to the Atlantic. Even at the middle of the day...More

1  Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trail (only a little over a mile long) very interesting area to walk through. Well maintained and an easy walk.

1  Thank Ed H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful walking place with access to trails and the beach. A long walk with 2 year old for just the beach, so plan on enjoying the way there slowly.

Thank nhtraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice paths to walks,we when there twice on our holiday,for April the sun was on our side but not too many wildlife where there a few bird probably nice on summer time or early on the morning

Thank chisasibi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very easy peaceful nature walk. Very pretty scenery! Loved taking photos of the tree reflections off the water! Ocean view .

1  Thank Heidi22011
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A great little walk that is punctuated by information signs that explain the salt marshes and their relationship to the sea. Very informative and lovely.

Thank gentinasybil
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We were disappointed that we did not hear more bird sounds. Other than that, the walk was relaxing and scenic on mostly level land. This is located adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean.

Thank HobieKayakers
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jamatola j
Where is the closest place to camp after visiting Rachel Carson NWR? Preferably a government campground (USFS, NPS, BLM or USFS or county). thanks
10 October 2016|
Response from Dacw6 | Reviewed this property |
The NWR is in wells Maine. There are three sites within 5 miles. Sea vu, wells beach resort, moody beach rv camping. We didn't get to go but went to ogunquit Maine. I'm sure some around there as well.
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