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“Great Place to Take Pictures!”
Review of Parson's Way

Parson's Way
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Owner description: Located off Ocean Avenue, this popular walking path winds along Kennebunkport's rugged and scenic coastline.
Salem
Level 4 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Place to Take Pictures!”
Reviewed February 20, 2012

Whenever we visit Maine, we always stop at Parson's Way to walk and take photos. In the winter, we stay close to the beginning because of the weather. In the spring we always take a walk stopping often to admire the beautiful view!

Visited January 2012
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Atlanta, Georgia
Level 6 Contributor
155 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“The perfect Kennebunkport morning walk!”
Reviewed September 27, 2011

My husband and I LOVED discovering Parson's Way near our hotel. The path winds along the shoreline on Ocean Avenue on the southern tip of Kennebunnkport. Walking by the beautiful waterfront homes, the rocky shore, and St. Anne's Church was just the kind of "Maine" experience I was hoping to find on our anniversary trip. It was the perfect Sunday morning stroll after breakfast. There are several places to rest on park benches or large boulders to watch the sun, surf, and birds.

Visited September 2011
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Brick, NJ
Level 6 Contributor
30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great walk, spectacular views.”
Reviewed July 28, 2011

What a great walk with spectacular views. The houses along the walk are amazing to look at. We stopped manytimes during the walk to sit on a rock or walk down to the water to take in the view and the sound of shuffling rocks or the ocean crashing down on the rocky coast. The only downfall is that its along a road, which means there can be cars going by which can detract from the scenery but despite that it is a great after dinner walk or anytime walk.

Visited October 2010
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Denver, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Nice Morning Walk”
Reviewed June 24, 2008

This is a nice paved walk that leads you around the end of Kennebunkport. You pass a beautiful church along the way - if the gates are open you can look inside.
The church has an oceanfront chapel as well that is lovely.'The path continues past alker Point (George Bush's estate)
You can get a great view from the path of the estate and the walkway fronts the ocean most of the way.
It is much better to walk this path then drive Ocean Avenue,
There is also a small area called Spouting Rock (hard to find - across from Spouting Rock Road and there is a white arrow on the path and a few benches off the path)
During the right tide cycle, water will flow into the hole and explode up for a nice show.

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