Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center

Located at 9 Water Street, Rockland, Maine

Note: Our Nature Gift Store (run by volunteers) is open on most Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. -3 p.m.; some Monday and Wednesday afternoons and some Fridays, and by appointment.  It is open during all our events as well. 

Friday, December 13, 6:30 p.m. Ahab: A Natural History of Moby Dick with author Richard King.  Includes book signing.  Co-sponsored with Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors. 


Last minute Holiday Shopping – Come see us for unique gifts in our Nature Store.  We will be open Monday through Friday, December 16-20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Great gifts and your purchase supports this Wildlife Refuge. 


For more information about programs,  sign up for our e-newsletter or email request to (unless specified, programming is free of charge, although donations are appreciated to support the work of FOMCI)