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Beech Hill Reserve, Rockport

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Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
The Beech Hill Preserve is a conservation property in Rockport, Maine. Its 295 acres (119 ha) include the summit of Beech Hill, one of the few bare-topped hills in the area. Its features include forested lower slopes, a commercial blueberry operation, and a 1913 Norwegian sod-roofed hut at the summit of the hill. It has been protected by conservation easements since 1987, and is now owned and managed by the Coastal Mountains Land Trust. The hut, its access road, and the gate on Beech Hill Road were listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Beechnut Hut Historic District in 2003.
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  • This is a nice fairly easy walk up past blueberry fields and exposes great views of the surrounding mountains and and inland lake. As you near the top there are expansive views of the Ocean. There is....  more »
  • This was a wonderful hike. Perfect for families! My four year old was able to walk to the vista and back with no issues. There are birds and other various wildlife all around. The docent, Janice at...  more »
  • 10 min easy and gradual uphill walk through some organic low bush blueberry fields to the stone house and stunning ocean views. The gravel trail is perfect for pushing a stroller (as long as the tires are a little larger). Definitely check out this hidden gem!
  • Such a lovely spot. Nice short hike from the trail head. Gorgeous views! Very peaceful

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