Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge

Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge

Address:RR 1 Box 202, Suite 1
Baring, ME 04694

Phone:207-454-7161
Fax:207-454-2550
Web: www.fws.gov/refuges/profiles/index.cfm?id=53530
Established: 1937.
Location:Eastern Maine, 90 miles northeast of Bangor.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, hiking trails.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, mountain biking, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, educational programs.
Special Features:The woodlands of the refuge are home to many songbirds, including neotropical migrants. In mid-May, a flush of migrating warblers fills the forest with song; 26 species of these little birds nest on the refuge. Northern forest species such as boreal chickadees and spruce grouse are also present.
Habitats: 28,751 acres of rolling hills, large ledge outcrops, streams, lakes, bogs, marshes, hardwood forest, and rocky shoreline.
Access: Open from dawn to dusk.
Wild life: American woodcock. Also provides habitat for wood ducks, bald eagles, osprey, grouse, bear and moose.

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