It’s Fall:

The South and North gates are closed for the winter

It’s hunting season and blaze orange clothing is recommended




Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust connects people through the conservation of open spaces and creation of trail systems. We provide opportunities to get outside, while also protecting habitats for our region’s most important wildlife species, keeping working farms working, and offering some of the finest outdoor recreation in Hancock County. The Trust preserves the things that make coastal Maine great.

Birding in the Wildlands

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Financially supporting GPMCT makes a tangible difference by helping to continue land conservation and trail building efforts in coastal Maine. GPMCT is a member-supported, non-profit and your gift may provide you with valuable tax deductions.

Explore Outdoors

Our Explore Outdoors! program, operated by GPMCT and Downeast Audubon to facilitate children’s learning and exploration of the natural world, is on hold until we have worked out how to work with schools during the pandemic. The website has many nature-based activities you and your family can enjoy indoors or outdoors close to home, but has not been updated since June.

In this unprecedented time, we hope you find solace and renewal in the Wildlands, our 4500-acre preserve in Orland.

Thank you for supporting our work to maintain this important community resource

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