Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, Scarborough

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The Scarborough Marsh is a great place to explore the state’s largest salt marsh by foot or canoe. The center provides a variety of guided and self-guided walks, and canoe tours, as well as exhibits, a nature trail, canoe rentals and a Maine Audubon Nature Store. All guided programs are led by trained naturalists.

Owned and managed by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, the 3,100 acre estuary known as Scarborough Marsh is the largest salt marsh in the state, comprising tidal marsh, salt creeks, freshwater marsh and uplands. The marsh is particularly important for wildlife as a resting, breeding and feeding ground.
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  • This is a great place to have a nice kayak experience. You can kayak for hours and observe nature at it's finest. We go here every summer for a peaceful day!  more »
  • Great place to visit and learn about the marsh. You can take canoes and/or kayaks on the water and they have guided tours. The moonlight paddle is especially educational and interesting.  more »
  • Experienced kayaker and took a friend here for first time kayak experience. Just the right length, about 2 hour total to paddle down to the bridge and float back in with high tide. Saw lots of birds. ...  more »
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  • Can’t speak on the staff but the meandering Nonesuch River is amazing. Filled with goosenecks and side outlets to explore via kayak. Picture is from a drone’s view. I suggest exploring during high tide though...
  • They were very kind and provided a great experience. They even provide a waterproof phone case and contact you if there is bad weather. The building is unique and has fun and interesting nature facts that are meant for kids but that I loved too
  • Wonderful place to rent a canoe or kayak in the summer!!
  • Wonderful place! Marsh and forest habitat. Easy to find. Marsh trail could use a walkway to keep passable without going off trail.
  • A great place for bird watching and canoe and kayak rentals Arrive early in good weather because rentals go quickly.
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