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Address: Stonington, Deer Isle, ME
Phone Number: 207-367-2448
Activities: Hiking
Description: Area offering walks through the woods and along the coast.

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Went early in the morning and brought our boxer. Didn't see anyone else on the trail. It was a little buggy and we got bit since we forgot bug spray. Lots of nice photo ops... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Went early in the morning and brought our boxer. Didn't see anyone else on the trail. It was a little buggy and we got bit since we forgot bug spray. Lots of nice photo ops. Supposedly there's a geocache but we couldn't find it.

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Myersville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Got a trail map from The Island Hertiage Trust that gave us directions to find the preserve. Good thing because there is no signage. Three small pull outs are the only parking. The trail is easy to follow with bright orange blazes. the trail goes through a little field where the old foundation of a farmhouse is visible. Then it... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The preserve features hiking trails that go by historical sites such as the remains of farm buildings and a cool family graveyard, as well as through the woods and along the shore. There is even a beach where you can swim if you have the fortitude for Maine swimming.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Parked in the third space and hiked an easy path to an old farmstead. It was interesting to see the historic marker and learn about the family that once lived there. Apple trees were loaded with fruit, sumacs had blazing red leaves and watching the sun go down from the shore sitting on one of the old pier foundation stones... More 

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New Haven, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Spent several hours exploring the ocean front trails along some interesting history of the preserve.

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High Point, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is my favorite trail of all on the island. You go through mossy woods, coastal rocky beaches, meadows with abandoned farm buildings and orchards....peaceful and quiet and often you're the only ones on the trail.

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I hiked the trail along the rocky shore, and could not believe how many ocean vistas there were. Very doable, just watch out for tree roots. Couple of slight inclines on the way back through the woods, but my bad knee was still okay. Bring water!

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maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The views are amazing on this hike. We've hiked all the trails on the island and this is by far the most scenic. A close second would be Barred Island. It's a little hard to find but well worth the trouble.

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Stonington, Maine, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We go here at least once a year with our kids. The beauty of this hike is the option to take a short cut, or the full trail. It is well maintained and is quite breathtaking in some areas. One of our favorite trails on the island.

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Kittery Point, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We have hike this preserve a number of times. It has great shore trails where you can watch eagles, osprey, other birds. And you can add to that the two farmsteads inshore where the open areas give you a different sort of experience. Yesterday one was filled with yellow and brownish butterflies (sprites?) and the other with dragonflies. Only easy... More 

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Address: Stonington, Deer Isle, ME
Phone Number: 207-367-2448
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Deer Isle  >  Stonington

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