What to do in Mackworth Island Public Reserved Land

Mackworth Island is located in Falmouth and offers a path around the hundred-acre island, scenic views of Casco Bay and access to the pocket beaches. The Governor Baxter School for the Deaf is located on the island and is not open to the public without prior arrangement.

Mackworth Island is located in Falmouth and offers a path around the hundred-acre island, scenic views of Casco Bay, and access to the pocket beaches. The Governor Baxter School for the Deaf is located on the island and is not open to the public without prior arrangement. A guide book is available to help visitors appreciate the island's natural and cultural history.

Recreation
Fishing and a short hiking trail is offered on this land in addition to a guide book which helps visitors appreciate the island's natural and cultural history. Camping is not available. Tours of The Governor Baxter School for Deaf are available upon request. Hunting and trapping are allowed, subject to state rules and regulations. Call 207-287-3821 for specific policies and laws regarding these activities.

Location
Located on Mackworth Island in the Greater Portland Area, this public reserved land may be accessed via Andrews Avenue off US 1.

Climate
The Greater Portland and Casco Bay Region sees daytime winter temperatures averaging above 18 degrees Fahrenheit (above -8 Celsius). Summers are pleasant and rarely experience hot days. The visitor can expect daytime temperatures to range above 68 degrees Fahrenheit (above 20 Celsius). The region has an average precipitation of more than 44 inches (112 centimeters) each year. Summer rainfall averages 3 - 4 inches per month.

Address
129 Main Street
P.O. Box 327
Farmington, ME 04938

Phone: 207-778-8231

Fax: 207-778-5932

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