Swan Island Wildlife Management Area, Richmond

5.0
Swan Island is located in the Kennebec River in Richmond, just 20 minutes south of Augusta. There are nesting bald eagles, deer and waterfowl; 5 historic homes dating back to the 1700s; hiking, camping, kayaking, fishing, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, gorgeous scenery and great photo opps.

Accommodation Type:

State Parks & Forests Campground

Things To Do:

Architectual Landmark • Bicycling • Bird Watching • Camping • Canoeing & Kayaking • Fishing • Hiking Trails & Outfitters • Museum & Historic Site • Other • Other Outdoor Activity • State Park & Forest • Unique Natural Area • Wildlife Refuge & Reserve

Amenities:

Lakefront • Oceanfront • Tent Sites

Check out the VisitMaine.com listing:

http://www.visitmaine.com/organization/8497/swan_island_kennebec_river/

Fees:

$8 per person

$20 per campsite per night

$35 per boat rented per day or $10 per hour per boat

There are no fees for the use of the ferry, the tour truck, or the bikes!
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0
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  • Very unique experience. First I had to make a reservation. We were greeted at the dock by a wildlife expert. He took us over by boat. We were the only ones on the island that day. He dropped us off an...  more »
  • We went here for a lobster bake. They have them once a month during the summer. We had a wonderful time. The boat ride out to the campground was so pleasant and lovely. We saw eagles and seals and qui...  more »

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