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Penobscot Narrows Bridge

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Address: Routes 1 & 3, Prospect, ME
Phone Number: 1-207-469-6553
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You can see for miles!

The view from the observatory on the bridge is a must-do when coming to the Bucksport area or even on the way to Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor. Take the time to go into Fort... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Verona Island, Maine
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Verona Island, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The view from the observatory on the bridge is a must-do when coming to the Bucksport area or even on the way to Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor. Take the time to go into Fort Knox State Park to go up into the Observatory. It is a unique experience, very inexpensive and breath-taking views.

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Sauk City, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The view of this bridge from the bottom is extraordinary, the view from the top is being words. Take an elevator to the top for incredible view. Well worth the time spent to do so.

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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

While visiting Fort Knox, we decided to ride the elevator up to the top. What a view!! The views were well worth the ride to the top. My favorite part was overlooking the bridge itself. WOW~

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

An engineering feat with scenic views. There is a large placard on the site to explain the history of this bridge.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We were driving from Bangor to Bar Harbor and saw this bridge. We stopped because it was a very beautiful bridge. Then I looked up and saw observation windows. Could we visit the top? We could. We did. What fantastic views. Once we got to Acadia, those views topped this one, but for a random bridge in inland Maine, this... More 

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Salem, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We picked a horrible day for a visit. It was raining and foggy. However, the pictures around showed what a gorgeous view we could have. The staff is friendly and informative. The entry fee to Ft. Knox and the observatory was only $27.00 for 5 of us.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Observation tower was unbelievable! Amazing view! Knowledgeable staff available to answer questions and give info on the history of the bridge

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

For $7 you can ride in the fastest elevator in this hemisphere (so they said) and go to the top of the bridge. Sights are cool and you can see really far on a clear day. Then walk over to Fort Knox and explore inside. Also pack a picnic because the places there are nice. Worth a stop if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Finally checked this out, definitely worth the stop to see the unique view and see the historical Fort Knox. They have a lot of neat events as well.

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Sandusky, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Traveling on rt 1 and 3 from Rockland to Acadia on a clear day was well worth it. Duane, who greeted us at the elevator up 420 ft, is loaded with great info and stories about the area so be sure to ask questions. Don't miss walking Fort Knox too

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Address: Address: Routes 1 & 3, Prospect, ME
Phone Number: 1-207-469-6553
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Prospect

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