Eventually, the many rivers surrounding Highland Green and Merrymeeting Bay empty into Casco Bay, which stretches from Harpswell to Cape Elizabeth, includes Portland Harbor and is home to 136 different islands. It is a legendary boater’s paradise.
In the larger context, Casco Bay is just one part of the celebrated Maine coast, all easily accessible from Highland Green.
While the coast of Maine is roughly 228 miles long “as the crow flies,” it boasts 3,478 miles of coastline on the Atlantic. Its countless islands, bays, coves, stretches, reaches and peninsulas offer endless scenic possibilities onshore and off for those so inclined.