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Space Rentals

Gather at the shelter, walk our trails, take a paddle, make memories. Life is better in nature.

Book your retreat, special event or meeting in the Parker Reed Shelter situated beside picturesque Lac d’Or. Immerse your family and friends in nature with a guided program or paddle, or explore our 7 miles of trails and beautiful river on your own. Less than thirty minutes from Bangor, come and explore the wonder that is Hirundo!

DETAILS

Location - Parker Reed Shelter , Gate 1

Our Parker Reed shelter is located just beyond the Pine parking lot on the shore of  Lac d’Or pond

  • The Parker Reed Shelter Includes:

    • Indoor space for 20 people

    • Indoor fireplace and gas heater

    • Small kitchen with cooktop and sink

    • Drinking water

    • 2 well maintained and private outhouses a short walk from the shelter

    • Two outside fire pits 

    • BBQ grill

    • Picnic tables

    • Unloading / loading area next to shelter

    • Parking for up to 30 a short walk from the shelter (Please keep in mind this parking area is also available to the public.)

  • Lac D'or features a small pier  (Please note- no swimming allowed)

  • 7 miles of marked trails over diverse ecological environments 

  • Complementary items to enhance your visit:​

    • Tree identification guides, Track identification guides, Pond life identification guides

    • Nature Scavenger Hunt and/or Bingo cards

    • Clear-bottom buckets for underwater viewing

PRICING

$200 / 3 hours

  • Up to 20 people

  • Included:

    • Use of Parker Reed Shelter

    • Natural area around HIrundo

    • Self-guided hikes along our 7 mile trail system 

EVENT ADD-ONS

  • Guided paddles 

    • Inquire for pricing

    • Join us for a beautiful scenic paddle along the idyllic Dead and Pushaw Streams. Hirundo will provide canoes, paddles, and life jackets. 

  • Naturalist guided trail walk or presentation 

    • $100 / hour for up to 10 people

    • $8 for each additional person

    • Immerse yourself in the extensive ecology of Hirundo with our Naturalist.

  • Hirundo Discovery Table Display - Interactive presentation with our Naturalist featuring hands-on itemms

    • $30 / hour

    • Choose from:​

      • Archaeology

      • Bones / Pellets / Tracks

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Birthday Parties

BIRTHDAY AT THE SHELTER

Located at Gate 1, Parker Reed Shelter

$100 / 3 hours

  • Up to 10 children not including birthday child

  • $10 for each additional child

  • Use of Shelter, BBQ & picnic area

  • 45 minute activity or guided hike (optional, but complementary)

  • Hirundo T-shirt for the Birthday Child

  • Nature themed photo-op props 

BIRTHDAY ON THE WATER

Located at Gate 3 & on Pushaw Stream

Inquire for pricing

  • Take the party on the water in our kayaks, canoes, or super-sized 23' war-canoe. Paddle with a guide, or use our equipment on your own (experienced paddling chaperones required)

  • Use of a pop-up tent (w/ table and chairs)

    • This location does not have BBQ grill, fire pits

    • 1 Porta-potty is available here.

  • Hirundo T-shirt for the Birthday Child

  • Nature themed photo-op props

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BIRTHDAY ADD-ONS

  • Naturalist guided trail walk or presentation 

    • $100 / hour for up to 10 people

    • $8 for each additional person

    • Immerse yourself in the extensive ecology of Hirundo with our Naturalist.

  • Hirundo Discovery Table Display - Interactive presentation with our Naturalist featuring hands-on items

    • $30 / hour

    • Choose from:​

      • Archaeology

      • Bones / Pellets / Tracks

  • Nature Craft Activity - Inquire for pricing

    • Options include:

      • Bird feeders

      • Bird boxes

      • Story stick people

      • Magic wands

      • Painted rocks

      • Animal masks

  • Treasure Hunt - $5/child

    • Follow a treasure map through the trails of Hirundo to find the treasure waiting at the end!

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BOOKING REQUESTS

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HOURS

Visitors are welcome daily from dawn to dusk. Gate 1 is open from 9am-6pm.

 

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1107 West Old Town Rd.

Old Town, ME 04468

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 266

Orono, Maine 04473

 

207-394-2171

Office 207-581-3226

info@hirundomaine.org

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