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Wells Reserve at Laudholm

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Open today: 12:00 - 16:00
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Beautiful, peaceful, friendly morning walk

If you are looking for a well-cared for, quiet place to go for a walk in the woods and meadows, you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Wonderful Preservation of Maine Coastal Region

Plenty of hikes through woodlands, meadows and marshlands. Check schedules for a guided tour—their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allan R
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The Wells Reserve at Laudholm is an estuarine research reserve with its headquarters listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The site is open every day from 7 am to sunset, with miles of trails and dozens of educational programs for...more
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342 Laudholm Farm Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4703
+1 207-646-1555
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a well-cared for, quiet place to go for a walk in the woods and meadows, you will enjoy this beautiful reserve. The old house and barn are very pretty, with gorgeous views overlooking the fields and hills behind. Then you...More

Thank gingrtea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of hikes through woodlands, meadows and marshlands. Check schedules for a guided tour—their volunteers are winsome and knowledgeable.

Thank Allan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach (though at high tide there really isn't one), nice flat not that long walk to the beach and we were lucky to find an antique sale going on there at the time. Just a really peaceful pretty area and good for hiking. You...More

1  Thank trav226
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've made an annual visit to the Wells Reserve for many years when visiting relatives in Maine. I never get tired of walking the trails, going to the beach area, viewing the exhibits and taking in the history of this important farm and now reserve....More

1  Thank carolmcglinchey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in Wells, ME at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm for a little morning hike before we stopped for lunch. This park cost $5 per person but was so worth the money. My son was free because he is under 6 years old. There...More

1  Thank kwnike13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible place. First, if you read the one negative comment, there were lots of maps available and a large warning about ticks posted. So I’m not sure what the issue really was... Hubbie and I did most of the trails. Everything is well...More

Thank vsbrinkman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to spend as little as an hour or several hours and be renewed through a close encounter with the natural world. Breathe in deep and enjoy!

Thank Evelyn M
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I come here quite a bit. It's one of those places you go to if you want to forget your bills, your boss, your stress. Take the path to the water and be treated to plenty of red wing black birds that keep track of...More

Thank dvaughan247
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Wonderful way to see how old money enjoyed the beach. Laudholm Reserve also has a wonderful nature program. Definitely worth a stop for the exhibits and to enjoy some hiking trails. Bring insect relent if it isn't windy.

Thank CPA_Traveler_12
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We live nearby so we do ,on occasion, go for a walk at Laudholm Farm preserve. There are real nice walking trails that go through the woods and along the sea shore. There are also various events such as craft fairs held there. This is...More

4  Thank jimmarg37
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Response from trav226 | Reviewed this property |
We were there a couple weeks ago and my friend said she saw a tick on her. The trail to the beach isn't a problem bc that's open but we took another trail that is in heavy woods, lots of branches hanging over us, etc. That's... More