Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge: Easternmost National Refuge Center

Summer, Winter, Spring, Fall: Located just southwest of Calais you will find Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge encompasses 17,000 acres and visitors can find plenty to do while visiting this easternmost national wildlife refuge. The gates were first opened in 1937 to serve as a breeding ground for birds and other animals as well as a refuge. There are over 50 miles of roads and trails, fantastic camping spots, perfect fishing spots in one of the many ponds and lakes, bird watching, cross country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter there is something for everyone. While you are there take a trip over to Eastport, the most eastern part of the US and be the first one in US to greet the morning sun. It is a beautiful area of Maine that you don’t want to miss.