Morse Pond Preserve, Georgetown


This 280-acre preserve protects significant wetland habitats and maintains traditional hunting opportunities. Great birding and wildlife sighting opportunities abound, as well as the challenge of a rolling landscape for exercise and enjoyment through the seasons. For the protection of sensitive habitat and wildlife, no pets are permitted.

Morse Pond Preserve connects to other conserved properties, including Reid State Park. All of these protected properties combine to form a block of nearly 1,800 acres of permanently conserved natural lands. The bulk of Morse Pond Preserve was purchased in four stages by KELT between 2011 and 2014 with funding from the Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program.

Click here to view the Morse Pond Preserve trail map.

Directions – View Map

From Route 1, take Route 127 (Five Islands Rd.) south for 10 miles. Turn right on Seguinland Road and drive 1.1 miles to the preserve. The entrance to the small gravel parking lot will be on the right. The Reid State Park entrance gate is quarter mile south of the preserve’s trailhead.

Merrymeeting Fields No No
Thorne Head Yes Yes
Sewall Woods Yes Yes
Higgins Mountain No Yes
Green Point Yes No
Bonyun No Yes
Lilly Pond Community Forest Yes Yes
Weber Kelly Yes Yes
Morse Pond No Yes
Carl and Barbara Segerstrom Yes Yes
Volunteers build a bog bridge along the Carousel Trail