Non-profit 501(c)(3) organization formed in 1991 to preserve Maine State Historic Site Fort Knox. Assumed complete management under contract with Maine DoT for Penobscot Narrows Observatory in 2007 and Dept Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry in 2012. We perform major and minor restoration, preservation, conservation projects on the Fort and grounds as well as provide Interpretive History Tours, Gift Shop, Attendance Booth, Operations, Special Events and PNO Attendants from May 1st through Oct 31st. One FT year-round employee (director), 22 seasonal part-time employees and hundreds of volunteers annually.
Member Businesses: On the Water
Maine Maritime Academy is a co-educational, public college on the coast of Maine offering programs of study in engineering, management, science, and transportation. The college serves approximately 950 undergraduate and graduate students in career-oriented degree programs. The job placement rate for MMA graduates exceeds 90 percent within 90 days of graduation. The college is consistently recognized for providing a high-value education by organizations such as the Brookings Institution, Money Magazine and U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit mainemaritime.edu.
Family friendly campground on Toddy Pond with RV and tent sites, rustic rental cabins and rental RVs. Docks and rental canoes, kayaks and boats.
Perry’s Lobster Shack is a small family owned and operated second generation seafood restaurant located in Surry Maine! Perry’s was originated in 1998 and has been a highly sought after restaurant ever since! We offer one of a kind views, service and food. Come enjoy our famous lobster rolls on our outside dock area. We can be reached by land or sea. If you join us for, lunch don’t be surprised if you see some of the Lobster men unloading their catch of the day. If dining on our beautiful pier doesn’t leave you enough time, that’s okay! We offer live or cooked items to go and now accept all major credit cards. Come say hello this summer and make sure you come with an empty stomach!
Experience coastal Maine as it should be experienced: from the water! We invite you to sea kayak in Castine’s beautiful, serene, island speckled Penobscot Bay, connecting Mid Coast and Downeast Maine, near Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor.
Castine Kayak offers customized sea kayaking tours and instructional clinics for everyone from beginners to experienced paddlers. No matter your level, we’ll make sure you have an enjoyable, memorable trip.
Our Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guides lead small, intimate groups on exciting naturalist ecotours, exploring marine sea life, geology and Castine’s rich historical past.
At THE ACTIVITY SHOP we rent kayaks, canoes and paddle boards on a daily or weekly basis. We have both single and tandem kayaks and WE DELIVER (in most cases) . . . AT NO CHARGE!!!
All rentals include paddles and life jackets. Our fleet of over 100 kayaks, canoes and SUP’s are manufactured by Old Town Canoe Co., Current Designs and BIC. They are maintained to the highest standards for a fun, memorable, and safe vacation adventure.