An Island in Time, Swan Island is located in the Kennebec River in Richmond, just 20 minutes south of Augusta. There are nesting bald eagles, deer and waterfowl; 5 historic homes dating back to the 1700s; hiking and camping. The Island is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, offers gorgeous scenery and great photo opportunities. Visitors may self-access in canoes or kayaks; and/or bring or arrange a ferry ride over with a mountain bike to ride the 4 mile long dirt central road.
Just 3.5 miles off Exit 43 on I-295; corner of Routes 197 and 24