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A.E Howell Wildlife Conservation Center

Located just west of US Highway 1, this is one of the largest wildlife rehabilitation centers in the northeast, covering over 60 acres and offering many recreational areas; over 5 miles of hiking trails are open for exploration. In winter months, skiing and cross-country trails are available.

The 50-plus acre area south of Lycette Road serves as a site for wildlife management which includes a large, stocked trout pond and a camping area for scouting and environmental groups. The Center also offers public education programs and school-group tours which promote proper conservation of wildlife and natural resources.

The Spruce Acres Refuge, which occupies 14 acres north of Lycette Road, is a rehabilitation center used exclusively for orphaned or injured wild animals. Visitors may see a variety of wildlife here prior to release that include deer, moose, bobcats, eagles, and black bears. The Center is open Tuesday-Saturday, from mid-May through the end of October.

Location: HC#61, Box 6 Lycette Road, North Amity Maine 04471 Telephone 207-532-6880




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