Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary*

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Town of Rangeley


Rt. 4 4.5 miles north of town, or 3 miles south of Oquossoc.  You will see the sign on the west side of Rt. 4 near the bottom of Dodge Pond Hill.


There are several low lying wet areas that feature extensive sections of bog bridging.  Prepare for muddy conditions and wet feet, particularly in April, May, and June.  The outer trail extends to the shore of Hunter Cove.  There are several picnic tables at the parking area and along the shore-front.


This trails system winds through 100 acres of forested land on a beautiful 1/2 mile section of Hunter Cove on Rangeley Lake. The property provides habitat for a host of song birds, wading birds, amphibians, and features a critical deer wintering area. The property was originally donated to the Maine Audubon Society in 1974 as a sanctuary for wildlife. In 2004 Audubon donated the property to RLHT to ensure its sustainable stewardship.

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