Annie Sturgis Sanctuary, Vassalboro, ME
This 40-acre tract along the Kennebec River is notable for its large stand of Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense), which is extremely rare in Maine, and for a variety of other lime-loving plants. Woodland wildflowers include bloodroot, trout lily, and purple trillium.
Gail A. Brum PO Box 812, Lincoln, NH 03252-0812 and Lynn-Marie Kikutis, 479 Mast Road, Goffstown, NH 03045 -207-623-9340.
I-95 north to exit 44; north on I-295 back to I-95; north on I-95 to exit 113 (Rte 3
Augusta/Belfast). Go east on Rt. 3 for 1.7 miles. At the intersection of 201/102 turn left
heading north on rt. 201. Travel for approximately 4.1 miles and turn left onto Cushnoc Road.
The sanctuary is 1.5 miles down Cushnoc Road on the left. The Sanctuary entrance sign is on the west side of the road. Parking is on shoulder of road.
Sanctuary Visitation Rules
The following activities are prohibited on all New England Wild Flower Society sanctuaries:
♦ Camping, Fires, or Smoking
♦ Trail bikes, trikes and ATV’s
♦ Horseback riding
♦ Removal of plant material
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE!
New England Wild Flower Society hopes you will enjoy your visit to our Sanctuaries. Please be aware there are certain risks incidental to visiting our Sanctuaries which include – but are not limited to – hills, uneven terrain, insects and slippery areas. You walk the trails at your own risk, so please exercise caution. Please note -- there is no staff at our Sanctuaries if you should encounter difficulty or require assistance.