Meetings & Events

Maine Wildlife Park opens for the 2019 Season

Date: April 15, 2019

Time: 9:30 AM

Location: Maine Wildlife Park

The Maine Wildlife Park in Gray will open for the 2019 season on Monday, April 15th at 9:30am -- just in time for school vacation! We look forward to seeing new and returning visitors this year.

Scouting and Setting up Deer Stands/Blinds *NEW

Date: June 15, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: Swan Island WMA - Richmond, ME

Backcountry Hunters and Anglers hosts a Field Day with workshops focusing on scouting and setting up stands and blinds. Come look for deer sign and learn from local experts. Event reservations here: You must also make an island/ferry reservation.

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Space Limited: First 30 people Fee: $8 per person

5K & 10K Road Races on Swan Island, Kennebec River, Richmond!

Date: July 28, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM


Time: 7:30am - 12:00pm Space Limited: First 100 people Fee: $25.00 Pre-register online at 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.