The Orono Bog Walk

Completed in 2003, the Orono Bog Walk provides a window into some of Maine's most interesting natural environments. Accessed via the Bangor city forest but located primarily within Orono, the focal point of the Bog Boardwalk is the peat bog itself, as well as the diverse vegetation and natural environments that surround it. while the Town of Orono does not own nor manage the bog, it is grateful to the Orono Land Trust, University of Maine, and City of Bangor for their involvement in the project that resulted in this incredible natural Orono landmark becoming available for the enjoyment of the public.

In addition to being a remarkable natural phenomenon, the Orono Bog Boardwalk also provides a wonderful opportunity to learn more about various Maine ecosystems, from the forested wetlands that surround the bog to the peat bog itself. To that effect, the Bog Walk also contains educational signage to help people of all ages learn about their natural surroundings.

More information about the Orono Bog Walk can be found here.

You can read Ron Davis's "An Illustrated Memoir and Historical Account of The Creation of the Orono Bog Boardwalk" here

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