Orono Bog Boardwalk a beautiful 1 mile nature trail suitable for all ages and mobility levels, that winds it's way through Bangor City Forest
Orono Bog is 616 acres of wetland, and it's a pretty special kind of wetland. You'll have to visit to find out why!
The scenic raised boardwalk offers a low level canopy tour with outstanding views of nature and indigenous wildlife that the whole family will enjoy.
Along the way, kids will be immersing themselves in the beauty of a Maine bog, complete with fascinating plants and animals.
The structure is littered with artistically presented information boards detailing things you should be able to see from those positions, leading to some great spotting competitions and almost accidental learning.
Learning in nature? Of course there is!
Many people who visit the Orono Bog end up visiting again and again, so they can observe the bog over the changing seasons
You'll be amazed at the tranquil beauty that will surround you. Don't worry about time, it's all about you! Along the boardwalk there are benches for rest and contemplation at least every 200ft. So sit back, relax, and just take in all the amazing nature around you.
Free so far as we know!
Free as far as we know!
Keep an eye out for the nature walks they host!
Take advantage of nature walks scheduled for next season, which are trips guided by experts in their respective fields that provide insights into the ecology and natural history of the flora and fauna found along the boardwalk.
The boardwalk is a wheelchair-friendly facility.
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7am - 6:30pm over summer, then 7:30am - 5:30pm post Labor Day to end of Sept, then 8am - 4:30pm first 2 weeks in October
Opens start of summer to mid-October. Check online for opening dates
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