Coastal Waters

Boat on RiverThe Town of Brunswick consists of 61 miles of coastline on Northern Casco Bay and 20 miles of frontage along the Androscoggin River. These attributes situate Brunswick in one of Maine’s most ecologically significant and sensitive coastal areas. Our coastal characteristics vary greatly, including steep coastal bluffs, expansive mudflats, shallow and deep waters, tidal salt marsh estuaries, salt water impoundments, and riverine and tidal freshwater river conditions. The complex coast/shoreline includes many minor coves and peninsulas, and several small islands. The Town’s coastal location has been a significant contributor to its vitality as a community, and the local and state economy. Planning, monitoring, and managing activities and development is these sensitive areas are critical to the towns continued ecological and economic vibrancy.