Visit Pineland

PINELAND FARMS is a 5,000-acre working farm, diverse business campus and educational and recreational venue that welcomes visitors to enjoy its beautiful rural landscape. We invite you to learn about the businesses located on campus and to explore the many activities available. Start at the Market & Welcome Center for more information about activities & events or head straight to the farm for a self-guided tour and educational programs. For recreation passes and rentals please visit the Outdoor Center. Both the Market & Welcome Center and the Outdoor Center are located at 15 Farm View Dr., New Gloucester, Maine.

To ensure the safety of all our visitors and our farm animals please note that Pineland Farms does not allow dogs on the premises. Thank you for your cooperation.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

See what Programs & Events we have on any given day. There’s always something fun happening at Pineland Farms… farm visits, disc golf tournament, family programs, tastings at the Market, you name it.

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Events at Pineland Farms

MARKET & WELCOME CENTER

Hours: Mon-Fri: 7:30am-6pm – Sat & Sun: 8am-6pm

Visit the Market at Pineland Farms and experience the best of what Pineland Farms and Maine has to offer. Find fresh breakfast & lunch options in our kitchen & deli  and all your grocery needs including Pineland Farms cheeses and meats. . 207-688-4539

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OUTDOOR & FITNESS CENTER

Hours:Open 8:00 am-5:00 pm daily.

Located at 25 Campus Drive. Your one-stop shop for all things recreation and fitness. Come here for recreation passes, gear, rentals, and trail/course information for Disc Golf, Biking, Hiking, Skiing, Snowshoeing, Orienteering, Ice Skating, Sledding, Tennis & Bocce207-688-6599

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PASSES

FARM VISITS

Hours: Open daily 9am-4pm (Equestrian Center has limited hours Thur.-Sat. 9am-2pm).

We offer 2-Hour Farm Passes to visit the Dairy Farm, Family Farmyard, and Equestrian Center year-round. In fall our corn maze & pumpkin patch are also included. Farm passes are pre-registration, purchase online to reserve a time slot. Farm Visitor check-in is at the Smokehouse. Continue past the Market on Farm View Drive and take your first left onto Valley Farm Rd. Follow signs to the Smokehouse right next to the big white silo. Visiting with a group of 10 or more? Please use our group visit sign up form.  207-650-3031

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FARM VISITS

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THE GARDENS

Hours: Open 8:00 am- dusk (spring, summer, and fall)

All of our professionally designed gardens are created and maintained for the public to learn and enjoy. The Garden, Lilac Garden and Annual Displays around Campus and the Great Lawn are available for all to enjoy from 8 am until dusk spring, summer & fall.

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PICK-YOUR-OWN (PYO) AT THE PINELAND FARMS PRODUCE DIVISION

Hours:Open daily 7am-1pm from late-June – mid-August

Wholesale vegetable orders and PYO (strawberries, peas, raspberries, blueberries). Located at 752 Mayall Rd. New Gloucester, Maine. 207-657-2877

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At The Market and Welcome Center, you’ll find:Pineland’s Visitors Guide


Next, head out on your Pineland Farms adventure.

Continue past the Market down Farm View Drive and take your first left onto Valley Farm Road. Continue on Valley Farm Road past the greenhouse and dairy barns until you see the Smokehouse (the building on the right hand side with the white silo). The Smokehouse is where you will purchase your Visitor Passes for a self-guided tour of our sustainable farms.  You’ll receive a map to help you along your way. On the Farm you can explore our Family Farmyard, working dairy and poultry barns, as well as interact with farming exhibits at the Education Center.


If you’re visiting for recreation, stop by the Outdoor Center.

Located just below the Market, you’ll find information about our trails that are free to explore during the warmer months (trail passes for cross country skiing are required in winter), and all other recreation passes and rentals (for disc golf, biking, snowshoeing etc.). Pineland Farms has fun activities for the whole family every season of the year.


Accessibility:

We are handicap accessible, and strollers are recommended for our younger visitors.


Activities

  • Trails are free to hike in the spring, summer and fall, biking (requires a pass). In the winter months trail passes are required to use our groomed cross country skiing , snowshoe and fat bike trails.
  • Bring a group of friends, a compass and try orienteering on 2,500 acres of mapped courses.
  • Sledding & ice skating is free to the public. Sled rentals are available at the Outdoor Center.
  • Play disc golf on our two 18 hole courses.
  • Our fields and forests provide excellent habitat for birds, so bring your binoculars for some great bird watching opportunities.
  • In the fall, brave our 5-acre corn maze on the farm.
  • The Garden at Pineland Farms is located at the corner of Rt. 231 & Freeport Rd. and is open May through November, from dawn to dusk. It was recently named one of the top ten favorite public gardens in People Places & Plants magazine. The Garden is also a great place for a picnic.
  • Our pond on Route 231 is stocked for fishing (you’ll need a license) and is maintained for skating when weather permits.
  • Tennis courts are open from dawn to dusk during the spring, summer and fall.
  • A self-guided walking tour of the farm is available – ask for a brochure at the Smokehouse.
  • Late June-August Pick-Your-Own strawberries, peas, blueberries and raspberries at the Produce Division 752 Mayall Road New Gloucester, Maine.

When it’s time to head home, stop back at The Market and Welcome Center.

Our own Maine cheese, natural meats, farm fresh eggs, maple syrup and seasonal fresh produce will bring the flavor of Pineland Farms back to your home.

We hope you enjoy your visit, and that you’ll come back again soon!

Please be aware that Pineland Farms does not allow dogs on the premises, in an effort to ensure the greatest safety of all visitors to the farm and for the safety of Pineland Farms’ animals.