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Basin Preserve

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Granite Island Road, Vinalhaven, ME 08463
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a wildlife adventure

The Bassin is not to be missed if you are up for a kayak that will take you within feet of amazing... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Jeanne W
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Concord, New Hampshire
Bring your camera

Gorgeous views, took lots of pictures. Beautiful and peaceful with hiking trails. May get to see... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
K254M
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Bristol, New Hampshire
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28 Aug 2017
“a wildlife adventure”
8 May 2017
“Bring your camera”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Granite Island Road, Vinalhaven, ME 08463
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The Bassin is not to be missed if you are up for a kayak that will take you within feet of amazing encounters with wildlife. In the space of less than two hours, we came within several feet of seals basking in the sun on...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Gorgeous views, took lots of pictures. Beautiful and peaceful with hiking trails. May get to see seals!

1  Thank K254M
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I've been here about 50 times. Each time the beauty of the Basin is more apparent than the last. It's a great place to sit on the rocks and listen to the wind, or watch the seals swim by, or bald eagles and geese fly...More

3  Thank Anthony M
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Reviewed 4 October 2015

"Lose yourself" on the meandering hiking trails that will lead you to the well-known Seal Basin. The Vinalhaven Land Trust has done a masterful job clearing and mapping trails to ultimately lead one to multiple opportunities to view seals sunning on rocks. Low tide is...More

5  Thank Bakerz
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