Swan Island Wildlife Management Area, Richmond

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#4 of 6 in Trails in Mid Coast Maine
Must see · Island · Hiking Trail
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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  • My adult daughters and I were initially attracted to there being a "ghost town" nearby. We made reservations for the "ferry" to this state-managed island to see for ourselves. Just North of...  more »
  • I've never been but I want to. Major Samuel Tubbs is my great x6 grand father and he built that house in 1806. My grandmother is Lucy Tubbs  more »

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