Hirundo Wildlife Refuge


Take the I-95 N. Take the ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Go 0.3 mi to the end of the off ramp. At the stop sign, turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 4.75 mi and look for the large red signs on your right (north side of Rt. 43) at the entrance of Gate 1.

Take Gate 1 and follow the dirt road for ~1/2 mile to the Pine Tree parking area. From here you have access to 7 trails, including the Wabanaki & Pushaw Stream Interpretive Nature Trails the 4-acre pond named Lac d’Or and the Parker Reed shelter.                                                                                                                                                                                              Street address for Gate 1 – 1107 West Old Town Road Old Town, ME 04468 

Gate 2, go west from Gate 1 for 0.17 miles. Gate 2 will also be on your right and lead to parking and multiple walking trails.

Gate 3, go west from Gate 1 for 0.36 miles and turn right into the parking area for the canoe trails and Pushaw Stream Trail. It is also the canoe rental location.                                                                                                                                                 Street address for Gate 3 – 35 Hudson Road Alton, ME 04468

Gate 6, located across from Gate 1, offers 5 additional trails (4.5 miles). Park at Gate 1.                                                             Street address for Gate 6 – 1107 West Old Town Road Old Town, ME 04468     

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