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Great View of Casco Bay

We have lived in New England for over 70 years and had never been there. We heard it was a good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David C
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Tuftonboro
Super path

I highly recommend a walk on the Fort Allen Path. This is a concept the many cities are... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2016
lulubirdie
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Miami, Florida
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2 weeks ago
“Great View of Casco Bay”
Aug 18, 2016
“Super path ”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have lived in New England for over 70 years and had never been there. We heard it was a good place to watch the tall ships when they were in Portland. What a view! We will be back just to enjoy a relaxing day...More

Thank David C
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend a walk on the Fort Allen Path. This is a concept the many cities are implementing to make unused space into perfect areas to walk, run , bike and enjoy. The path has the ocean on one side and an old railroad...More

Thank lulubirdie
Reviewed September 27, 2015

A great place for a picnic, or just a time out when traveling the coast. The views were lovely, and there were benches, memorials, and lawns for a relaxing outing.

Thank Janet A
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Fort Allen Park is a nice stretch of a park along the water along the old narrow gauge rail lines. The path is well maintained and great for running, walking, or cycling. As you round the promontory, you get some really nice views of Casco...More

1  Thank Tyler L
Reviewed June 1, 2015

The park is at the eastern end of Portland, overlooking Casco Bay. There are parking spots and several cars were there "just to sit and watch the water". Also there are several benches and many people were sitting out enjoying the view and the fresh...More

1  Thank CapeSharon
Reviewed March 3, 2015

This old, grassy park, under renovation when we saw it, is on Portland’s Eastern Promenade. Fort Allen Park is at the site of the remains of a War of 1812-era fort (built in 1814) used to protect the city from British warships. On our visit,...More

1  Thank mainemountainbear
Reviewed August 24, 2014

We visited this park on our recent trip to Portland. It is close to the city center and is really nice for an hour or so. Great views over the sea.

Thank RooksArthur
Reviewed May 19, 2014

If you find yourself in a hotel near downtown....run to the waterfront, bang a left and keep going until you get to this park. The view are awesome and the trails are clean.

Thank Jason P
Reviewed July 4, 2013

My wife be I visited this park today, and we were blown away with the breathtaking views. It can be a bit of a climb if you climb up from Commerical Street, but it is well worth it. There is a nice shady gazebo and...More

Thank virginiagamer
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