Carlton Pond WPA
Carlton Pond Waterfowl Production Area is a 1,055-acre manmade pond and wetland located in the town of Troy in Waldo County. The pond is formed by an earthen dam which backs up Carlton Brook. The area was acquired by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1966 to protect the waterfowl and other wildlife associated with this area in Central Maine.
Carlton Pond WPA is a satellite refuge managed by the staff of Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. To get to Carlton Pond, turn east from U.S. 202 in Troy, Maine onto Maine Route 220. Follow Route 220 for about three miles until Bog Road is seen on your right. Bog Road crosses over Carlton Pond after about * mile. A small parking area exists on the right at this point.
To get to the headquarters of Sunkhaze Meadows NWR, exit Interstate 95 at Exit 50 in Orono, Maine (Kelley Road). Turn right off the exit ramp to a blinking light at U.S. 2. Turn left on U.S. 2 and continue east through Orono to Old Town Maine. The headquarters is located at 1168 Main Street (U.S. 2), about 1/4 mile past the "Welcome to Old Town" sign. Directions to all units managed by the refuge may be obtained at the headquarters.www.hobogrill.org