Lincolnsville/Camden: Fernald’s Neck Preserve

Spring, Summer, Winter, Fall: Here you will find over three miles of shoreline on Megunticook Lake. the preserve encompasses 315 acres which includes massive groves of conifers and a huge swamp referred to as the “Great Bog”. The mountain views are truly a sight to see, especially in the fall when foliage is at its peak. There are two hiking loops on the preserve. The Blue loop is the easiest trail and lends itself to great views of the lake. The Orange loop will bring you through the “Great Bog” Be sure to bring your hiking boots, the trail can be wet at times. From Route 1 in Camden take route 52 about 4 miles to Fernald’s Neck Road. Just beyond the Youngstown Inn, bear left at at the fork in the road. Continue past the grey farmhouse and park in the hay field near the woods.