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Bailey Island Bridge (Cribstone Bridge)

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Address: Bailey Island, ME 04330
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Bridge connecting Bailey and Orrs islands.

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This is a very cool Pont (point) of interest.

This is a fabulous wooden structure. It is narrow, so beware of you have a camper, trailer of large pickup. There is a separate pedestrian / bike path, and that's the way to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Leysin, Switzerland
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Leysin, Switzerland
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136 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fabulous wooden structure. It is narrow, so beware of you have a camper, trailer of large pickup. There is a separate pedestrian / bike path, and that's the way to go. There are good views from Cooks and Morse's.

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Thank AckExpat
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Cribstone Bridge is one-of-a-kind & it allows the strong tides in the coast of Maine to move through the bridge. A truly unique bridge with beautiful views of the surrounding waterlife.

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Thank Nancy J
Mass
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the only Cribwork bridge left in the world is what we were told. Amazing that a bridge its size is held together without any mortar.

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Thank BeachbabefromMass
Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bridge is a piece of history and being able to drive over and walk across the only know cribstone bridge in the world was very cool. The bridge has a sidewalk which allows you to safely walk or cycle across. A great example of Maine ingenuity.

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Thank girltraveling3
South Portland, Maine
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Bridge! Only one in the WHOLE world! Beautiful views! A must see if you visit. You cannot miss it. The only way to get onto Bailey Island. Except by boat of course.

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Thank Jennifer C
Hope, Maine
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124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been going across this bridge for years and it always amazes me how well-built it is. It's an incredible feat of workmanship.

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Thank Sonia T
Franklin, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The way this bridge is built, makes it the only one of it's type in the world. It is narrow and some people may not like driving over it. It's the only way to get to the island unless you go by boat. Great views from the bridge of the harbor and ocean.

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Thank nkimperial
New York City, New York
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bridge is truly a one of a kind and is a must see. Take a trip back in time and get that peaceful small town feeling. Go visit the Salt Cod café and have some coffee and blueberry pie. Then take a walk over the Cribstone bridge and see the lobster boats, the sail boats, smell the water and... More 

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Thank napagirl2
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The only one I have ever driven on, very very scenic and a wonderful way to be introduced to Bailey Island , Maine.

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Bradenton, Florida
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112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I was anxious to see this bridge as it is the only crib stone bridge in the world. It had withstood the test of time and tides. It is an unusual study in early engineering!

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