Our Unique Location
In the Middle of Everywhere
For students passionate about the environment, Unity College is an exceptional place for adventure and discovery. Our unique location in Unity, Maine, with active and hands-on learning, provides for a truly immersive student experience.
Unity College sits on 225 acres of fields and woodlands overlooking Lake Winnecook—or, as we call it, Unity Pond. From Maine’s western mountains to its rocky Atlantic coast, the rich natural heritage of our region enhances Unity’s academic programs and offers a lot of outdoor fun! Here is an interactive map to help you explore attractions close to Unity College.
In and Around Unity
Come explore the area in and around Unity, including the Unity Center for the Performing Arts, the Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, and our Field of Dreams—a beautiful outdoor recreation area just a short walk from campus.
If you like local and organic farming, don’t miss the Unity Farmers’ Market or the nationally recognized Common Ground Country Fair, which is held each fall and organized by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.
And don’t forget these other great nearby places and activities:
In and Around Maine
There are also lots of amazing places to explore in and around Maine. Within a two-hour drive from campus, you’ll find the breathtaking Acadia National Park—home to Mt. Desert Island and Schoodic Point. You’ll also find Baxter State Park where you can spend the day climbing Mt. Katahdin, and Reid State Park, with its long, sandy beaches, picnic areas, and scenic views.
Here are some other fun attractions not far from campus:
Within a one-hour drive
- Augusta: Maine State Museum, Old Fort Western, the Viles Arboretum
- Belgrade Lakes: boating, camping, fishing
- Camden Hills State Park: mountains, ocean recreation
- Freeport: home to L.L. Bean and more than 50 major outlet stores
- Rockland: Farnsworth Art Museum, windjammer tours
Within a two-hour drive
- Moosehead Lake: boating, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling
- Popham Beach: swimming, fishing, sea kayaking, birdwatching
- Port Clyde: ferry to Monhegan Island
- Portland: the Arts District and Old Port Historic District
- Rangeley Lakes: skiing and recreation
- Sebago Lake State Park: boating, swimming, camping, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing
As one of the outstanding vacation destinations in the United States, our state offers endless outdoor recreational activities in all seasons. You won’t need to go far to find great adventures!