Preserving and Enhancing the Natural Resources and Visitor Experience of Fort Williams Park

Fort Williams Park—90 acres of rugged beauty on Casco Bay—is owned and operated by the Town of Cape Elizabeth. Here you can visit the iconic Portland Head Light and Museum, relish awe-inspiring ocean views, wander diverse natural environments, play on recreational sites, and discover ruins from a long maritime and military history.

The Friends of Fort Williams Park, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, preserves and enhances the natural resources and visitor experience of Fort Williams Park by providing planning and stewardship for projects that support the Park’s ecology, accessibility, and open space.

Our success depends on your generous support. BE A FRIEND OF THE PARK by donating at fortwilliams.org/donate, or by volunteering at fortwilliams.org/volunteer.

Thank you for making a difference!

View from one of many entry points into new trail system (click pic for gallery)

View from one of many entry points into new trail system (click pic for gallery)


$32,883 Raised for the Cliff Walk Landscape

Riding an incoming wave of support just before our September 30 deadline, we sailed past our goal for the Cliff Walk Landscape Matching Challenge. Your donations of $17,883 – combined with $15,000 in challenge gifts from the Jeffrey Armstrong Memorial Fund and two anonymous donors – brought in $32,883 in one month! It is wonderful to have so much of the funding for the coming year’s lead project already in place.  A hearty thank-you to everyone who participated!

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