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Nature Tours
Looking to learn about the natural world of Acadia National Park and Downeast Maine? Want to experience the joys and wonders of birding? Join us on fun- and fact-filled forays into nature. Sign up for one of our regularly scheduled tours (download the PDF of our 2013 fall tour schedule) or call us at 207/801-2617 to develop a private-guided customized tour to suite your interests (the following list is just a sample of the types of nature tours we can offer). We strive to make our tours accessible to everyone, of all levels of knowledge and ability.


    For Birders of All Levels
  • Birding for Beginners
  • Stump the Ornithologist: Advanced Birding
  • Wednesday Warbler Walks
  • What’s Moving Now? Spring Migration
  • What’s Moving Now? Fall Migration
  • Beech Mountain Hawk Watching
  • Birds of Winter
    Programs for the Whole Family
  • Bird-watching Made Fun for Families and Kids
  • Family Trek: The Nature of Mount Desert Island
  • Tide Pool Critter Crawl
  • Hey, What Was That? Your Kids Lead the Way
    Nature and Heritage Tours
  • Cranberry Isles by Land and by Sea
  • Park Loop Road Nature and Heritage Tour
  • “Fall” in Love with Mount Desert Island
  • Witch Hole Walk
  • The Bottom of the Sea: A Walk to Bar Island
  • Where Seabirds Soar: Birding the Bar Harbor Shore Path
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