The following land parcels have recreational opportunities for the local community.

  • Huston Farm Conservation Area

    Androscoggin Land Trust conserves almost 90 acres within the Huston Farm Conservation Area, a significant area of farmland protection and open space within urban New Auburn.  ALT owns 27 acres here while holding a conservation easement on an additional 62 acres of privately owned agricultural land as well as holding… Read More
  • Garcelon Bog Conservation Area

    The Garcelon Bog conservation easement protects over 100 acres of ecologically significant wetland in the heart of Lewiston. It is a unique ecological feature in the City and contains a variety of natural habitat types including forested, open and emergent wetlands that support a wide variety of plant and animal… Read More
  • David Rancourt River Preserve

    This 14-acre preserve is owned by the Androscoggin Land Trust and is a component of the Androscoggin Greenway. The property was purchased from the City of Lewiston with Land for Maine's Future water access funds in 2007. The property contains a walking trail, a hand-carry boat launch, two beautiful sand… Read More
  • Barker Mill Trail

    This is an approximately ¾ mile trail along the Little Androscoggin River in New Auburn.   The property is privately owned by David Frank and ALT holds a license permitting the existence of the trail and trail maintenance. The trail starts off Mill St. in New Auburn in the parking lot… Read More
  • Jones-Bonney Turner Village Park

    The Bonney family generously donated approximately five acres of land along Route 4 and the Nezinscot River, an Androscoggin tributary, to Androscoggin Land Trust in 2007 for the development of a village park. In 2009, Maine's Department of Transportation transferred to ALT an abutting 16.5 acres of riverfront land.  During… Read More
  • Spruce Mountain Conservation Area

    This 143.6-acre property in Jay near the Spruce Mountain Ski Area overlooks the former French Falls in the Androscoggin River, a drop of six feet in the river that was blasted and mostly removed during the early industrialization of the area. The original 117-acre property was previously conserved through a… Read More
  • Alden Hill Conservation Area

    This property of 380 acres features tall white pines thriving in the thin, hillier soils on the east side of Alden Hill Road. West of the road stands of sugar maple and white pine dominate the hardwood forests along the Androscoggin River. Previously partially conserved through a long-term conservation lease… Read More
  • Academy Hill Conservation Area

    This 392 acre property contains a wide variety of upland forest habitat and steep ledges and is owned by the Androscoggin Land Trust.   Previously partially conserved through a long-term conservation lease with Verso Paper, ALT purchased this and other properties in October 2014 as part of our Androscoggin Greenway Community… Read More
  • Hooper Pond Preserve

    The Hooper Pond area was identified by the Department of Conservation's Maine Natural Areas Program as being of statewide ecological importance due to its exemplary pond and streamshore vegetation and high quality wildlife habitat. ALT purchased the bulk of the preserve from Robert & Eva Philbrook and Pat Malmo &… Read More
  • Durham River Park

    Owned by the Town of Durham and managed by the Durham Conservation Commission, ALT has held a conservation easement on the property since 2000. This park contains 12-acres of public parkland and forest along the Androscoggin River and contains a trail system that is open to the public. Directions: The… Read More