register for a spot Sunday, July 24 to Wednesday, August 3

Week of free blueberry picks offered at Beech Hill Preserve

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 12:30pm

Story Location:
316 Beech Hill Rd
Rockport, ME 04856
United States

    ROCKPORT — “The ‘Blues’ will be ready early this year,” said Coastal Mountains Land Trust, in a news release.

    CMLT invites the public to participate in the 20th annual free blueberry pick at Beech Hill Preserve

    “As we did last year, instead of selling blueberries, we are excited to offer over a full week of community free picks, from Sunday, July 24 (MEMBERS ONLY in the morning), to Wednesday, August 3 – a wild Maine blueberry extravaganza!” said CMLT.

    Pre-registration is required in order for organizers to keep the number of participants per time slot manageable. Please go to the CMLT website,, and look for the big blue button on the homepage to register, no phone calls please.

    Participants should bring their own drinking water and containers. Raking is NOT permitted. Hand washing stations will be available.

    Remember that dogs are not allowed in the fields, so please leave them at home. 

    If you have any questions or concerns, email


    Beech Hill Preserve in Rockport is a 295-acre conservation property, managed for wildlife habitat, certified organic blueberry production, historic preservation, and scenic values.


    Coastal Mountains Land Trust has worked since 1986 to permanently conserve land to benefit the natural and human communities of the western Penobscot Bay. The Land Trust has protected over 12,000 acres, offering 50 miles of trails for public recreation.