WELCOME to the Land and Garden Preserve of Mount Desert Island, Maine. This is the official web site of Asticou Azalea Garden, Thuya Garden & Lodge, and the Asticou Terraces & Landing. Our land, trails and historic gardens are open to the public throughout the seasons. We invite you to enjoy the quiet and contemplative settings of these carefully maintained natural landscapes that have been treasured by residents and visitors to the island over the past century.

asticou azalea garden - moss
thuya garden - perennial borders
asticou terraces
asticou azalea garden - cherry tree
asticou azalea garden - pond and bridge
thuya garden - perennial border
thuya garden - thalictrum