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Address: Pembroke, ME
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Located in Pembroke, it is the site of the coast's most extreme...

Located in Pembroke, it is the site of the coast's most extreme tides.

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A must go to... enjoy! Keep it a secret so it doesn't get to crowded. Shhhhh... watch the seals swim back in with the tide... feel your breath being sucked out of your lungs...

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2015
Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

A must go to... enjoy! Keep it a secret so it doesn't get to crowded. Shhhhh... watch the seals swim back in with the tide... feel your breath being sucked out of your lungs...

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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88 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Well worth a visit. Driving the scenic route and saw the city sign about the reversing falls and made a stop. Despite all the reviews about being difficult to find it wasn't too bad with a gps. Ensure you are there at slack tide as the stillness and tranquility was very nice. The sign says no camping but we ran... More 

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Princeton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

While staying in the Bar Harbor area, we planned this 2 hr eastbound day trip to visit Reversing Falls Park. Little did we know that we would find this hidden gem and no one else would be there! When we arrived 2-1/2 hrs prior to high tide (this was planned and we recommend 2-3 hrs prior for sure), we found... More 

4 Thank Bonnie G
Madison, Georgia
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59 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This had to be the hardest thing to find as a tourist. There are some handpainted signs there which I think some wonderful person put up for directions. Thank you this falls is not in the State campground which is somewhat close. We luckily found a ranger at the campgrounds who helped us out. Got to the parking lot no... More 

2 Thank woop9p
Dayton, Ohio
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We went here for a Memorial Service, it was our Aunt's desire to have her ashes placed here. Luckily, we have a cousin who lives in Calais and knew how to get here, because we NEVER would have found it. But the place is amazing, the tide was coming in during the time we were there and it was really... More 

1 Thank Tom H
San Francisco, California
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437 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This remote and minimalist park makes for a great day visit. Good walking is available in the woods around the reversing falls. We saw seals surfing in the tide - quite a thrill. As other reviewers have noted, the route in is not well signed - ask for directions and keep your eyes out for homemade signs reading "Falls."

3 Thank Yog-Sothoth
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186 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

While sitting on a rock looking out toward the Falls and soaking in the scenery, I thought that THIS is what I thought Maine would look like. Very peaceful. VERY hard to find. I had directions from TA but one road (Church St) didn't have a sign. Luckily, it felt like I should turn there. Look for handmade signs reading... More 

3 Thank janelje
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a wonderful and infrequently visited park. The reversing falls are the biggest that we saw anywhere in the region. It's a very small park, but only short (less than 0.5 mile) trails to various vantage points of the falls. In fact, you really only need to park your car in the right place, or walk 100 yards or... More 

3 Thank Jim R
Punta Gorda, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

I traveled to Reversing Falls to hunt for the three caches hidden here. Two of the caches are physically there and one is an Earthcache that is an Earth Science lesson. We traveled over dirt and paved roads exploring along the way. I enjoyed seeing the falls in relative solitude. It is a good place to bring a chair, settle... More 

3 Thank Hobomonty
Phillipston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Quite secluded. We received directions from the Cobscook Campgroud which is where we were staying. Not many people there. Great for wildlife pictures. No entrance fee. It's a very, very short hike to the two viewing spots. Amazing and totally worth the stop.

2 Thank Phillipstonian

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