Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Wells

4.6
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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  • I stop here to take my spot walks every time I come to Wells Kennebunk, it’s a peaceful walk, interesting views, great for your camera, walk always places to stop, sit enjoy the peace quiet and...  more »
  • While visiting Wells, and getting a feel for the area, we stopped here after seeing it highly rated on Tripadvisor. It was open on MLK Day for hiking, but the buildings were closed. The toilets...  more »

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