From Penobscot Bay to Passamaquoddy Bay, the Downeast Fisheries Trail connects historic and active fisheries sites that illustrate the region’s maritime heritage. Marine resources sustain the culture and economy of Downeast Maine. The Downeast Fisheries Trail builds on these local resources to strengthen community life and the experience of visitors.

Downeast Fisheries Trail Sites

Penobscot Marine Museum

Penobscot Narrows Bridge Observatory & Fort Knox

Bucksport Waterfront

Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery

Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society

Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries

Naskeag Point

Green Lake National Fish Hatchery

Mount Desert Oceanarium

Bar Harbor Town Park at Hadley Point

Bar Harbor Town Pier

Abbe Museum

Frenchman Bay Overlook

Otter Cove

Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Isleford Historical Museum

Somesville Mill Pond

Taunton Bay Gateway

Gordon’s Wharf

Tidal Falls

Frenchman Bay Scenic Turnout

Long Cove

Henry Cove

Frazer Point

Prospect Harbor

Milbridge Historical Museum

Milbridge Town Marina

Cable Pool Park

Pleasant River Hatchery

Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research and Education

Maine Coast Sardine History Museum

Jonesport Historical Society

Beals Heritage Center

Bad Little Falls Park

Peter Gray Hatchery

Morong Cove

McCurdy’s Smokehouse

Quoddy Head State Park

Cobscook Bay State Park

Gleason Cove Park

Waponahki Museum & Resource Center

Carryingplace Cove

Shackford Head State Park

Cobscook Bay Resource Center

Roosevelt Campobello International Park

Want to see a 1915 Sardine Carrier and many other boats from Deer Isle? Check out the Boat Show August 6, hosted by Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society, a site on the Downeast Fisheries Trail! ... See MoreSee Less

Deer Isle Boat Show

August 6, 2017, 10:00am - August 6, 2017, 1:00pm

The Deer Isle Boat Show will showcase the island's maritime heritage through a variety of local watercraft on display, exhibits, and boat models. It will take place on the Hagen Dock in scenic downtow...

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The Peter Gray Hatchery, a site on the Downeast Fisheries Trail, is expanding! ... See MoreSee Less

The Peter Gray Hatchery expansion is chugging along! Everyone is invited to our Peter Gray Parr Project special event on August 3rd to celebrate! For more information, go to

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