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Discover the natural riches of the Pemaquid Peninsula.

Pemaquid Watershed Association offers many ways to savor the beauty and wild nature of the area, whether by land, by water, or nestled between the two in the bayside Osborn Finch cabin.


join a guided hike

join a guided paddle

access the water


Summer Volunteer Opportunity: Courtesy Boat Inspectors

Come spend two hours at a lovely spot, meet nice folks, and help keep invasive plants out of the ponds! Find out how to be involved

 PWA 50th Anniversary Kayak/Canoe Challenge

This summer we are inviting kayakers and canoers to visit 8 spots by water in the Pemaquid river watershed, collect stickers from each spot, bring them to the PWA office, and win a prize! Questions? Contact or call (207) 563-2196

Download the Challenge map (opens new tab)

Download the Challenge instructions (opens new tab)

PWA’s Environmental Education Programs

Click on an image to learn more about these education initiatives.

Keep Pemaquid Peninsula Beautiful logoBeachcombers' Rest Nature Center logo and link
LakeSmart logo and linklead tackle exchange logo and link

Watershed News

Click here for more news stories.

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