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Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge

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Beautiful hike to the water.

We went on a beautiful hike to the water. It was a beautiful summer day, but only saw a few other... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Littleton, Massachusetts
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Amazing forest and sea hike!

We hiked the shorter loop - husband, large, leashed dog (with Mutt Mitts to clean up after him) and... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Finger Lakes, New York
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Hancock, ME
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on a beautiful hike to the water. It was a beautiful summer day, but only saw a few other families. Very peaceful.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We hiked the shorter loop - husband, large, leashed dog (with Mutt Mitts to clean up after him) and me. It's a lovely hike, very peaceful and quiet. Only three or four people on the beach at the end. There are lots of roots and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank caroleso
Reviewed February 25, 2018

My husband and I did the Birch Point Trail during Labor Day Weekend of 2017. We had read about it as we were staying in Winter Harbor and looking for nearby activities. Parking was easy, and the trail map at the kiosk was helpful. We...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

We totally enjoyed the hike on Hollingsworth. It is not a hard trail, but not so easy as to be boring either. Plenty of interesting rocks to climb over without being too tough. The bonus is at the end with the gorgeous view off the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenes of puffins, osprey, eagles, seals, & an occasional porpoise or whale. All in the general area near & around this famous Maine landmark. Robertson Sea Tours & Adventures out of Milbridge, ME gave us a wonderful experience for a reasonable price. Definitely a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

A very nice 3/4 mike walk over fairly level ground to a lovely cove with a sandy beach and a view of an island lighthouse in the distance.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

We've been here several times, and it really is a beautiful walk. When you come to the end, you are rewarded with the sea, and views of Petit Manan Light! The first time we went, we took the long trail, and while we enjoyed it,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Katherine L
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I walked the short trail to see the the refuge. It is a great way to see the Maine Coast without the crowds. During the fall the colors are beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Milford_PaMooseman
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Nice hike to the bay. Not much else to see unless you hit blueberry season. Not worth it if you have to drive a long way to get there.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank SpikeGreensboro
Reviewed February 3, 2016

The Petit Manan refuge has two main trails to hike. One is a 1.5 mile loop, the other is a 4 mile loop. There are some rocky areas to climb over, as well as root systems to climb over, so not handicapped accessible for sure....More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Response from Katherine L | Reviewed this property |
I doubt there would ever be a way to make it wheelchair accessible, since it is really hilly, rocky, and woodsy. That makes it really nice for walkers, but unfortunately others will never see it.