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Josephine Newman Sanctuary

Bath, ME
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Ranked #14 of 17 Attractions in Bath
Description: A nature reserve owned by Maine Audubon Society, which offers a few miles of well-marked hiking trails.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

We took the geology trail, rocky end trail, and cabin trail. The cabin trail was disappointing because there wasn't a trail marker indicating the end of the trail and it does look like you can keep going. No real evidence that there was a cabin. The rest of the trails were very scenic and we did see a deer while... More

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Mamaroneck, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The web site looked like there were nice trails, but we saw no evidence of anything. The AAA book and our inn warned about mosquitoes and ticks. We were going to try it, but when we got there the bugs were swarming and it all looked deserted. We didn't even get out of the car!

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This delightful and serene 119-acre (48.15-hectare) nature preserve is located south of Bath off ME 127. Limited parking is in a dirt lot. A trail map and an info kiosk are onsite. It's carry-in carry-out here. The preserve’s network of 2.6 miles (4.2 km) is well marked and color-coded. Their surfaces are mostly compact dirt and ledge outcrops. The generally... More

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