SOMERVILLE, Maine — This year choose and cut your own traditional Christmas tree in the scenic West Branch Preserve from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, Bring your family, have fun, and support the Damariscotta Lake Watershed Association (DLWA) at the same time. Complimentary hot drinks and treats will be provided.
Bring a handsaw or use one of ours. There will a charge of $25 per tree, which will help to pay DLWAâ€™s property taxes on the preserve.
Only half an hour from Damariscotta, Camden and Augusta, the West Branch Preserve is accessed off North Mountain Road in Somerville, just across the Jefferson line. From downtown Jefferson, follow Village Street past the post office and take a left on North Mountain Road. Stay on North Mountain Road until you see a sign for the event on the right. From Route 17, turn south onto Jones Road, take a left on North Mountain Road, and look for a sign on the left.
While spending time enjoying the outdoors with your family, you can discover the beauty of the West Branch Preserve, which is open to the public for many forms of recreation, including hunting, snowmobiling, hiking, mountain biking and more. The more than seven-mile trail system traverses forests and fields, passes an old beaver flowage and an old mill and follows the west branch of the Davis Stream.
For more information, call 549-3836 or email Julia@dlwa.org.
Contact Name: Julia McLeod
Telephone Number: (207)549-3836