Swan Island Events

2022 Swan Island Events (PDF)

About Swan Island Events:

  • All events meet at our Richmond parking area
  • Bring your camera and/or binoculars
  • Dress for the weather
  • All events require a reservation! Space may be limited.

To make a reservation, call 207-287-5322 or email Swan.Island@Maine.gov

Trolley Island Tour

Date: July 6, 2022

Time: 11:15 AM

After the 11:15 ferry.

Educational Talks About the Amazing Adaptations of Maine's Wildlife

Date: July 6, 2022

Time: 1:15 AM

After 1:15 ferry.

Archery Lessons for Beginners

Date: July 13, 2022

Time: 11:15 AM

After the 11:15 ferry.

Educational Talks About the Amazing Adaptations of Maine's Wildlife

Date: July 13, 2022

Time: 1:15 AM

After the 1:15 ferry.

Lobster Bake

Date: July 16, 2022

Time: 3:30 PM

Fee: $42 advance payment required. Call 207-287-5322 Bring the family out for a ferry ride to the campground, where you'll have time to relax, enjoy a short hike, or a trolley tour of the island. Arrive by 3:15, ferry departs at 3:30, food is served at 5pm, and ferry returns at 6:30. Meal includes; lobster, clams, corn, potato, onion, coleslaw, and dessert.

Space Limited: 40 people

Game Camera Location and Setup

Date: July 20, 2022

Time: 11:15 AM

After the 11:15 ferry.

Educational Talks About the Amazing Adaptations of Maine's Wildlife

Date: July 20, 2022

Time: 1:15 AM

After the 1:15 ferry.

Blood Tracking & Field Dressing

Date: August 6, 2022

Time: 8:00 AM

This session is for adults. Interested in hunting but you want to learn more before taking to the field? What happens after harvesting an animal? Come learn from local experts with this hands-on workshop. Please dress accordingly.

Space Limited: 20 people

Morning Island Tour

Date: August 13, 2022

Time: 7:00 AM

Enjoy riding in our trolley the length of the island during the morning when wildlife are more visible.

Space Limited: 25 people

Lobster Bake

Date: August 20, 2022

Time: 3:30 PM

Fee: $42 advance payment required. Call 207-287-5322 Bring the family out for a ferry ride to the campground, where you'll have time to relax, enjoy a short hike, or a trolley tour of the island. Arrive by 3:15, ferry departs at 3:30, food is served at 5pm, and ferry returns at 6:30. Meal includes; lobster, clams, corn, potato, onion, coleslaw, and dessert.

Space Limited: 40 people

Butchering & Cooking Venison

Date: September 3, 2022

Time: 8:00 AM

Interested in hunting but you want to learn more before taking to the field? What happens after harvesting an animal? Come learn from local experts with this hands-on workshop. Please dress accordingly.

Space Limited: 20 people

Evening Island Tour

Date: September 22, 2022

Time: 5:00 PM

Fee: $25.00 Pre-register online at www.richmondmaine.com. Board the ferry at 7:30 a.m. (maybe 8am, TBD) to be ferried over to Swan Island. Race kicks off at 9:00a.m. This year the 10K traverses the scenic gravel road from the campground to the southern end of the historic island and the 5K goes to the northern end.

Space Limited: 20 people

207-592-0579 | Swan.Island@Maine.gov