Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge features a diverse landscape of wooded upland, coastal meadows, barrier beach, rocky coast, and salt marsh. Named after a renowned marine biologist, the refuge was established in 1966. Put on your walking shoes, pack a pair of binoculars and a telephoto lens camera, stick some mosquito repellent in your pocket, and hike along the tidal basin on an easily accessed woodland trail. Look out for the rare New England cottontail, a protected species of rabbit. A visit to Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Wells vacation planning app to plot your vacation.
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Beautiful scenery. Outdoor trails are well marked. Easy with children. Online study guides available for teaching. more »
Rachel Carson is a scenic, tranquil area for hiking in all seasons. Trails, woods, water, scenic views, benches. In Winter, when activities are scarce, Rachel Carson is open from sunrise to sunset..... more »
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