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Great Wass Island Preserve

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Station Rd, Beals, ME
+1 207-729-5181
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Beautiful view and lots of solitude

A beautiful quiet hike. Two suggestions we would give. Allow half to a full day to enjoy the views... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
CO_Traveller62
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Denver, Colorado
Nice hike with beautiful ocean views

We hiked the whole loop starting with Mudhole Point Trail then hiking the shoreline rocks and the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
loonwatchers1993
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Bangor, Maine
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Station Rd, Beals, ME
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

A beautiful quiet hike. Two suggestions we would give. Allow half to a full day to enjoy the views. We would suggest taking the inland trail to the point and enjoy the views, if you have daylight go back along the shoreline route and if...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We hiked the whole loop starting with Mudhole Point Trail then hiking the shoreline rocks and the return trip over the bogs. It's a nice loop with varied topography. There are lots of tree roots to step over and you need to be careful on...More

Thank loonwatchers1993
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

A challenging hike for a couple in their late 50s who are not in the greatest shape, but...we did it! Saw deer, grouse with her chick, a snake😱, and BUGS! Wear good shoes and bring your patience and you will be rewarded.

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

We hiked the entire loop, starting on the mud hole trail. The mud hole trail is like a beautiful fairy land. Huge boulders covered in moss of many kinds, old craggy pines, and more stops to take photos than I can count. Its enchanting! There...More

2  Thank wedogs3
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

What a gem of a hike! Our small group was blessed with a clear, breezy September day - ideal conditions. We hiked the loop made by combining the Mud Hole Trail with the Little Cape Point Trail. The Nature Conservancy description makes the hike sound...More

2  Thank Tellurian
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Because we arrived at the trail head approaching high tide we only hiked the Mud Hole portion of the trail to the coast. The beginning of the hike was not really enjoyable, narrow path through thick vegetation and not particularly scenic. We considered turning back....More

1  Thank Gabe H
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

We did the full loop at low tide with full sun and 75 degrees yesterday. Wear good hiking boots to really enjoy the connecting shoreline stretch from crossing trail to manhole trail. The views are breathtaking and inspiring! This hike should only be done in...More

Thank Perry L
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We just went to the picnic area at backfield and ate lunch, but the view was perfect. We drove around some, but need to come back for the hiking. A beautiful place!

Thank YotaPwr
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Hiked there yesterday. Did the trail that went through the bogs and down to the sea. Trail marked with blue blazes - a little overgrown in places. Watch your feet as there are lots of tree roots waiting to trip up unwary hikers! Nice beach...More

2  Thank Alison S
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

We have been there twice. The first time, we took the path to the shore, crawled over the rocks to the head of the other trail back. Astounding. Crossing the rocks was a little scary because the blue paint marks on the rocks don't appear...More

1  Thank 61Highway
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