The MLRC building is very easy to find. It is on Route 27 in downtown Belgrade Lakes.
FROM THE SOUTH
Head north on Rte 27 from Augusta or Waterville or from the Belgrade (N) exit off Rte 95. Turn right off the exit ramp and drive north on Rte 27 until you see the MLRC building on the right.
FROM THE NORTH
If you are coming from the north, exit 95 at the Waterville/Oakland exit. Bear right onto KMD (Kennedy Memorial Drive) toward Oakland. At the traffic light at the bottom of the hill in Oakland, turn left onto Rte 8/11 (bear right at the fork) and follow this to Cemetary Road. Turn right onto Rte 27 and go north on Rte 27. You will find the MLRC building on the right about 7 miles after you pass the Irving gas station at the intersection of Rtes 11 and 135.
Things to do in Belgrade Lakes-
LOCAL HIKING TRAILS AT BELGRADE REGIONAL CONSERVATION ALLIANCE on line http://www.belgradelakes.org/ BRCA Trail Map and Guide to the Kennebec Highlands is available at the trail head – or on line. Very nice trails are located just north of the Village (turn right on Mountain Drive) Further north additional trails are off the Watson Pond Rd in Rome.
BOATS TO RENT AT BRIGHTSIDE WOODEN BOAT http://brightsidewoodenboat.com/ Brightside has a rental boats located on Mill Stream (off Great Pond) in the Belgrade Lakes Village. Call at 207-495-3680
GOLF. There is a world class golf course in Belgrade Lakes. www.belgradelakesgolf.com This right in Belgrade Lakes. Up the West Road, past the Sunset Grille.
FISHING Fishing off the bridge and at the locks in the Village is common. There is a small public park that leads down to Long Pond.
SWIMMING There is a public beach on Long Pond. Walk south on 27 and pass the Sunset Grille onto the West Rd. Bear right and down hill toward the lake. The public swimming area is a quick walk down hill and on the right.
Local Restaurants – All an easy walk from the Village. The Village Inn, The Sunset Grille. Hello Good Pie is a local bakery and gourmet carryout. Days Store has fudge and coffee and baked goods. It has an ice cream window in the back next to the lake. Carry out pizza is available at the Sunset Grille and at Days Store.
ART MUSEUM – Colby College has an art museum that is open to the public. Colby is in Waterville – a 15 minute drive from the conference location.