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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
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
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
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
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
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