Things to See and Do
See more than 25 species of Maine Wildlife
Try a variety of different activities in our visitor center. Feel what some animals furs are like. Make some prints in our sandbox or see the many different places in Maine to look for Wildlife.
From the park you can visit the Dry Mills Fish Hatchery which raises thousands of Brook Trout annually.
For those interested in shopping, the Nature Store carries a variety of Nature related items for all ages.
A little hungry or thirsty? Head for the Snack Shack which serves a variety of different snacks and drinks. The Snack Shack is run by The Friends of the Maine Wildlife Park. All proceeds are used to improve the park.
Picnic or Barbecue
Need something more than just a snack? We have a large picnic area with charcoal barbecue grills so you can bring your own food.
In 2004 we opened our Tree Trail. On it you can see and read descriptions of a variety of Maine Trees. Learn how to use a biltmore stick to measure tree heights and lumber yield. Visit our outdoor classroom and see how much wood is in a cord
or how a lumberyard would cut logs.
There are many different animal silhouettes along our game trail. See how many you can find.
Take a walk around our wetland area. There are many wild animals that can sometimes been seen such as fish, birds and turtles.
If you are interested in scheduling a guided tour please contact the park via
e-mail or call (207) 657-4977.
Learn about the history of the Maine Warden Service.
Feed the Animals
Although the Wildlife Park no longer allows visitors to bring their own food to feed to the animals we do have dispensers where you can purchase food to feed to our bear, deer, pheasants, ducks, geese, pheasants and turkeys.
There are many different gardens throughout the park that are designed and maintained by our much appreciated volunteers.
Please visit our events page for a listing of this season's events.
Free Roaming Wildlife
You never know what wild animals you may find at the Wildlife Park. We have seen; Pileated Woodpeckers, Spotted Salamanders, Wood Ducks, Hawks, Turtles, Fish, Squirrels, Chipmunks, White Tailed Deer, Turkeys, Baltimore Orioles, Bald Eagles and Bohemian Waxwings.
Come for our Story and Craft hour that is run throughout the summer on Thursdays at 10:30. No reservations are required.
On Monday and Friday there are animal talks at 10:00 and 11:00. On Wednesday talks are at 11:00 and 1:00. Check in at the gate to find out what the days talks are.