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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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A nice easy drive to Bailey Island ends by crossing the cribstone bridge. It is amazing when you look at its profile from the water or Cook's Lobster House nearby

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Woodstown, New Jersey
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Woodstown, New Jersey
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A nice easy drive to Bailey Island ends by crossing the cribstone bridge. It is amazing when you look at its profile from the water or Cook's Lobster House nearby

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Helena
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One site you don't want to miss. You can drive across the bridge or park on either side, but you need to walk across. You need to see the view. Exceptional!

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Thank 680nikkip
Brunswick, Maine
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This bridge, built to allow for tides to go through and connect Orr's and Bailey Islands, was rebuilt a few years ago to the original specs. Don't miss it!

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Thank auntieknickers
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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102 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We were staying at a rental home that required us to go over this bridge every day. I wouldn't drive far to see it, but if you are close by, it truly is an engineering marvel. You can also walk across it.

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Leysin, Switzerland
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138 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

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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59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

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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317 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

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

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