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Mount Agamenticus is known for its unique trail system and rich natural resources.
State, local and non-profit landowners are working together to balance protection of these lands for wildlife habitat and water quality
while providing opportunities for safe and sustainable recreation.
Hours of Operation:
Summit Access Road Gate
Learning Lodge - Open Weekends 11 am-3pm Memorial Day Weekend thru Columbus Day
Extended Hours July 3rd & 4th
Gate closes at 10:30pm!!
Come up to view the local fireworks:
Dover - July 4th, 9:00pm
Hampton Beach - July 4, 9:30pm
Kennebunk - July 4th, 9:10pm (rain date July 5th)
Ogunquit - July 4th, 9:15pm (rain date July 5th)
Old Orchard Beach - July 3rd & 4th, 9:45pm
Portsmouth - July 3rd, 9:15pm
Rye - July 4th, dusk
Saco - July 3rd, 9:30pm
Sanford - July 3rd, dusk (rain date July 5th)
South Berwick - July 3rd, Fireworks and Music 7-10pm
York - July 4th, 9:30pm (rain date July 5th)
We are thrilled to present the latest edition of the Summit View, a newsletter put together by a fabulous volunteer Friends group! Download the newsletter to learn about the seasonal changes, the Big A Universal Access Trail, the new Kids' Corner in the Learning Lodge, upcoming programs, and much more. Interested in joining the Friends? Email Robin Kerr to get more information about this wonderful grassroots group.
Mt. A relies on volunteer work to help maintain the surrounding region. Projects vary based on our need and can range from summit beautification to working on the trails. Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community; many hands make light work! Register early to reserve your spot!
The New Kids' Corner is a free program to help kids explore the outdoor world with their families featuring a fun nature craft. Activity changes each weekend with topics covering photosynthesis, metamorphosis, bird and tree identification, and more!
A $3 Donation per child is Happily Accepted. Check out the Poster for more information.
Interested in more guided programs? Check out our 2015 Agamenticus Area Adventures!
Mt. A and the Center for Wildlife will feature these amazing flying mammals, highlighting their important role as natural insect control, and updates on their struggle with White-Nose Syndrome. Optional backyard bat box building workshop follows. Program is open to all ages!
Where: The Mount Agamenticus Learning Lodge
When: Saturday, July 18th, 10:00am-Noon
Cost: $7 suggested donation. Bat box workshop has added fee.
Visit: www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org for more information.
***WE ARE STILL LOOKING FOR GREAT VOLUNTEERS!!!***
The Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program is seeking individuals to help staff the new environmental education facility at the summit of Mount A. Volunteers will greet weekend visitors as they explore the Learning Lodge, answer questions, and help to explain our current work and conservation goals.