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Stanwood Homestead Museum and Bird Sanctuary

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hiking trails and helping hurt birds how neat is that

anyone who helps any animals and or birds or even fish have to be special types of people. I love... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2019
Barry N
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Coventry, Rhode Island
Favorite place in Ellsworth

This pristine piece of land is my personal favorite place in town! Hopefully everyone will respect... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
Stephanie F
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Route 3, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2502
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

anyone who helps any animals and or birds or even fish have to be special types of people. I love to walk outdoors and here in Elsworth,Maine you have the best of all worlds. The people here are very caring and the trails are in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barry N
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

This pristine piece of land is my personal favorite place in town! Hopefully everyone will respect this beautiful spot of nature and keep it clean and cared for! The trails are fun and you can always find something new to see along the way. Gorgeous...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Stan and the staff at Birdsacre are angels to wonderful birds. We have been visiting the sanctuary and Homestead for 25 years now and is always enjoyable. Besides getting and up close and birdsonal visit with these great birds of prey, you can take an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tanya S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I did not see many birds. The hiking trails very easy to navigate and was very quiet. They also had a nice gift shop and picnic tables if you bring a lunch.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert L
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Great little hideaway, quirky and sentimental. There are some amazing birds to see and some nice walking trails. Bring big spray and a good pair of shoes...lots of ground roots. Definitely a hidden gem, Maine style

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alishakearns
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Bugs are fierce, so bring bug spray. There are a couple of miles of walking trails. Peaceful place, very relaxing.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jeaniegreen313
Reviewed December 23, 2017

I go here often to walk in the quiet woods and to get out of Ellsworth traffic. Here you can visit with some hurt birds...this is their home now. There is a picnic area and the Stanwood house and a truly wonderful museum and gift...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Birdsacre is about a 200 acre sanctuary a short drive from Ellsworth and is definitely worth the visit. The museum has lots of displays (birds, bird egg collection, bird nests, historical information about the life of Cordelia Starwood, etc.). Great place for childern (and adults)...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Steve K
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Good display of rescue and injured birds. A couple of great walking trails that are easy on the legs and great for the soul. No staff around so it is you and nature and a map. Good for a break from running around and the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank roverirish
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a way to use up an hour of time before our next destination. Had a great hike in their woods and saw some lovely raptors in their sanctuary. The gift shop was informative and had a friendly volunteer working there. Bring bug...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Diane V
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OliviaLaCroix
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No there is no fees! They do have a donation box! :)
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