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Great Island to Hike

Nice trails as well as ocean shoreline to walk around the island. We found an Irish setter and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathleen V
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Girgeous place for quiet walk

Aporoximately 2.5 mile trail that surrounds the island. Nice trails with gorgeous views of Casco... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Springerlvr02
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Westbrook, Maine
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A scenic walking path around the hundred-acre island affords visitors a sweeping view of Casco Bay.
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Falmouth, ME
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+1 207-688-4712
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice trails as well as ocean shoreline to walk around the island. We found an Irish setter and horse cemetery which had a beautiful wall encircling the area. Nice sandy beach areas to explore as well as a natural forest area of fairy houses. You...More

Thank Kathleen V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aporoximately 2.5 mile trail that surrounds the island. Nice trails with gorgeous views of Casco Bay and beautiful breezes on a hot day. There is a beach you can access and limited lot parking. Dog friendly a plus. There is a box for honor system...More

1  Thank Springerlvr02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to sneak away to to have lunch or walk the water front. Cool signs and troll houses and villages throughout the area

Thank slalemand
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

What a thrill to walk through a shady forest trail with lovely ocean views! Although it is an odd combo, it works perfectly. The added bonus are the swings and benches scattered about as well as the numerous fairy villages. Sure to renew your spirit....More

1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This 100-acre (40.4 h) state park charges a $4 user fee. Parking is scarce: only one small lot. A circumferential 1.25-mile (2.0 km) trail traverses the woods above the shoreline on easy to moderate grades. Several benches and a 3-person swing-chair punctuate the trail. The...More

Thank mainemountainbear
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

An absolutely beautiful gem hidden in Falmouth. Only $3 gets you a peaceful day. I’ve been 3 times and it is hasn’t been crowded. It’s one of those places you can carve out your own little spot. I haven’t explored the whole island because I’m...More

Thank shauns202
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Ever since my daughters (6 and 4) and me read "Fairy Houses" book by Tracy Kane, they have been wanting to go to this Island, I couldn't believe it was real! And it was so worth the 3 hour trip for us (we also visited...More

1  Thank samizuqu
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The park s very pretty with a walk around the island, and a nice beach. It is fairly quiet and welcomes animals.

Thank saabbmw62
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Mackworth Island is a great place to visit when the weather is nice. Great views while you're hiking around the island. Warning - parking is an issue and for some reason they don't let you wait in line to park the car. You basically have...More

1  Thank KManNewYork
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Mackworth is a small island located in Casco Bay but also in the town of Falmouth. There is a small parking lot that sometimes is completely full. The island is a state park and sometimes there is an employee to collect an entrance fee. The...More

Thank DowneastDave
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