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This area is really beautiful. It was in full fall colors and with the cliffs and the sun and the... read more

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Lombard, Illinois
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The Coastal Trail to the cliffs is about a mile and a half and totally worth it. In my opinion it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Duncannon, Pennsylvania
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Machias, ME
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Reviewed yesterday

This area is really beautiful. It was in full fall colors and with the cliffs and the sun and the water it was great. Would love to go every fall.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Coastal Trail to the cliffs is about a mile and a half and totally worth it. In my opinion it is a easy trail and in very good shape. there are a couple of boards that you need to walk over that are a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have hiked all over Maine and would consider this more of a nature walk. However, the views are beautiful once you get out to the coastal trail. Every few minutes you come across some sort of coastal overlook with a great view, blue ocean...More

Thank Ethan E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ride up Maine Coast to Lubec. Views of bays n rivers . Maine villages. Stored lobster traps, boats in marinas etc. Stopped in Machias overnite and went to see Lubec Channel Lighthouse, West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, Mulholland Lighthouse, and East Quoddy Lighthouse . Also...More

Thank 935Kathy
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The land and coastal views are stunning, but the trails are not well maintained and you will be walking through brush as tall as your shoulders or higher in some places. Some parts of the trails are not well marked and we had to back...More

Thank Catsssssssssssssss
Reviewed September 4, 2018

The Bold Coast has jaw dropping, rugged beauty where the sea crashes into high cliffs. Pack a picnic lunch and take a short 2 mile hike to Destiny Bay where you can watch huge seals fishing and basking in the sun.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Sure, Mt. Desert Island is nice, but keep going. Head up to Machias in Washington County, or Corea. No crowds, unbelievable views and vistas. If you don't want to spring for the day pass into Acadia, go to Campobello Island. (It's free to visit the...More

Thank DinPhilly
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Another beautiful coast line, without the crowds and expense of Bar Harbor. Roque Bluffs state park is a favorite.

Thank nautifish
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

The trail is moderate. The trail is not very well maintained, which is really sad because the views are spectacular!!! Lots of tree roots, rocks, tall grasses. The logs they have used for the wet areas have decayed, split and have come loose from their...More

3  Thank keeperofthebooks
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We had high hopes for this hike because its rating is so high. Clearly, a ton of work went into creating the path to the cliff because several spots cross through wetlands and needed elevated foot bridges. However, the ocean view at the end was...More

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July 10, 2016|
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Response from Freddie121853 | Reviewed this property |
I would stay in either East Machias @ the Riverside Inn, or in Machias @ either the Machias River Inn or the Inn @ Schoppee Farm. Both the Inn @ Schoppee Farm and the Riverside Inn are great little inns with wonderfully nice... More
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Greetings! It can be as long as you want it to be...you can retrace your path. There are also longer and shotter hikes...what I have done takes about 2 hours...but you could go for several more hours if you wanted. I'D... More