Exploring Nature

Featured Gardens & Nature Centers

Viles Arboretum

Located on more than 224 acres containing 24 plant and tree collections—from conifers to a quarry rock garden and forestry area—the Arboretum provides opportunities for habitat exploration and education. 153 Hospital Street, Augusta, ME 04330. 207-626-7989. Cost: Free/Fee.... More Info

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Thuya Garden & Lodge

Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mt. Desert Island, ME 04662. Tel: 206-276-5130. Day Trips, Self-guided Tours. A wonderful blend of semi-formal English border beds and indigenous eastern Maine woodlands situated on a granite hillside overlooking Northeast Harbor.