The 372-Acre Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary In Maine Is The Largest Bird Refuge In New England

There’s no shortage of natural areas in Maine to enjoy on a beautiful (or cloudy!) day. Whenever we’re in the mood to get outside we’ve got a seemingly endless list of spots we can’t wait to check out or visit again. There’s no bad place to visit, but we’re always on the lookout for spots we missed and that includes this bird sanctuary. Initially, we thought being a bird-watcher was a must, but turns out this is just a downright pretty place to explore. And if you love learning about the state’s native birds you’ll love it even more!

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Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary every day from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. You can learn more about it by visiting their website. You can also check out the trails on Maine Trail Finder or You can reach the Stanton Bird Club on 888-363-0007.

The only downside to there being so many beautiful places to explore here is that there never seems to be enough time. One thing we always try to make time for is a hike to refreshing water. Especially when the hike is less than a mile to a spectacular waterfall swimming hole in Maine!

Address: Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary, Lewiston, ME 04240, USA