Geologists have established that a glacier that slid through the area 11,000 years ago-at the end of the last Ice Age or Pleistocene Period – left behind the sand and mineral deposits that today comprise the Desert of Maine. Enjoy narrated coach tours, sand designing, 1783 barn museum, antique farm tools, sand paintings, world sand collection, marked nature trails, giant sand dunes, picnic area, gift shop. Tours every half hour. Admission fees discounted for children. Gem hunts for children!

Desert of Maine
95 Desert Rd.
Freeport, ME 04032
(207) 865-6962

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