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Address: Winter Harbor, ME
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hear the wave. , feel the spray

Drove to schoodic Point and felt I had finally seen the Maine ocean. All week waters have been calm but here there was the roar of waves. Was able to climb across rocks to get a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
deborahfalgowski
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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove to schoodic Point and felt I had finally seen the Maine ocean. All week waters have been calm but here there was the roar of waves. Was able to climb across rocks to get a bunch of pics. Seagulls were friendly also. Worth the ride!

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los angeles
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very, very good campground. There are not too many sites and the sites are brand new. Beware-no showers! This is a beautiful place.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Point at Schoodic Head offers a view across the water to Bar Harbor and the Lighthouse. At night, the stars are brilliant, because there are no land lights to diffuse their glow. It's a breathtaking sight day or night.

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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

There is no better place to watch the waves crash against the rocky coast of Maine. Could sit there for hours listening to the waves crashing against the rocks. Plenty of place to explore. Not as crowded as Acadia NP so this is a great place to escape to.

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Barkhamsted, Connecticut
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Two vans, two spotting scopes, 25 pairs of binoculars, 8 hours of memories. Guided by Dr. Brian Olsen, we spotted Harlequin Ducks, Horned Grebes, Black Scoters, Surf Scoters, White-winged Scoters, Common Loons, Buffleheads, and so, so many more. Although cold, the plentiful places to stop and get out of the car along the Schoodic Road to check the surf and... More 

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Winter Harbor, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 1, 2017

A beautiful place to enjoy breathtaking views of thesea, the coast, the lobster boats, pulling traps and cruise ships heading to Nova Scotia.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016

I went in late October so it was too cold to get out and enjoy the entire area, but I loved what I did get to see! Every way you look is more beautiful than the last. Can't wait to get back to other parts of Acadia National Park to do some more hiking!

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Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016

There is plenty of parking available at Schoodic Point so that you can see some of Maine's incredible coastline! There are several information boards explaining the stone making up the shoreline and talking about what you're seeing (or might see). The day we visited was drizzling so the sky was overcast and the view was hazy. But, it did make... More 

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We started out from Ellsworth on a cloudy day for Schoodic Peninsula which is also a part of Acadia NP (save your entrance pass although we did not came across a checkpoint..). The Schoodic loop road is a short (13 miles) nice coastal ride. The peninsula has lighthouses (Mark Island in the distance and Prospect Harbor up close), fishing villages... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

Leave the crowds behind and SEE the real Maine!!!! One of the best places along the Maine coast!!! Dramatic and totally unique!!

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