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Penobscot Narrows Bridge

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Address: Routes 1 & 3, Prospect, ME
Phone Number: 1-207-469-6553
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First, the bridge itself is just beautiful. And if you do not want to pay to go to the top of the Observatory, there is a large turnout area where you can take some pictures of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Castro Valley, California
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Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First, the bridge itself is just beautiful. And if you do not want to pay to go to the top of the Observatory, there is a large turnout area where you can take some pictures of the bridge and river. But you are really missing out. The views from the 400 foot observation tower are just magnificent. At each window... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The bridge looks stunning as you approach on the main road. Our ticket also got us into the adjacent fort. We had a very short wait for the elevator to go up to the bridge viewing deck (enclosed). The view is amazing and the staff on hand were pleasant and knowledgeable. You probably don't need to spend very long here... More 

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Mansfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to visit if in area. View is incredible on a clear day. Do not do on rainy foggy day. On a clear day this is incredible. Kids loved it, fun elevator ride.

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Thank Emo331
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Penobscot Narrows Bridge was truly a stunning sight in the morning sun. A one of a kind bridge, inspiring awe. The trip up the observation tower was truly worth the modest $4.00 fee charged, providing stunning views of the area.

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Saginaw, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did not know about this bridge/attraction before we saw it in the distance, and decided to pull over at a viewing area along the road. Then we learned that there is an observation tower at the top of the bridge. It was spectacular! There is a supercool Civil War era fort at the base of the bridge that my... More 

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Thank Al K
Orland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory is a beautiful view of the coastline and inland of Maine. This is a must see for anyone visiting the Bucksport area. After you go up into the Observatory that is known worldwide for its height and views of Mount Katahdin and Mount Washington,NH, you can visit Fort Knox. Explore the Fort and listen... More 

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Thank Kelly B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

So awesome. Took my 3 year old and 7 month old. Incredible view. I was hoping it wasn't a ton of stairs, and it wasn't haha. Elevator for most of it for first view and just 3 small flights left until the top. I noticed that there was a wheelchair lift for the final flights up as well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have never seen anything like this before. Loved the wonderful photos we were able to get from the top of the bridge's tower here! Could see for miles and miles. The bridge itself is very beautiful as well. Very informative guides and there was also plenty of information in writing near each side of the top so you knew what... More 

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North Yarmouth, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Penobscot Narrows Bridge while going to tour Fort Knox. It cost $5:00 to Enter the Park. If you want to go up the observatory. Well worth the extra 2 Dollars. I went in the morning and for a few minutes I was the only one in the tower. They have people onsite to answer your questions. The 2... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Who could imagine a 240 foot observation tower as part of a bridge structure. I'm glad someone did for this bridge. When we first drove onto the bridge it was a little intimidating because of it's design. Once over, it made the return trip easier. The access to the observation tower is a part of a tour package that includes... More 

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