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“A Hiking Treat”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Bold Coast

Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Machias
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Coast comprised of high cliffs.
Bangor, Maine
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346 reviews
132 attraction reviews
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“A Hiking Treat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

The Bold Coast trail system near Cutler, Maine begins at a small parking/trail head area a couple of miles east of the village. Walk through the woods without making any turns, and you are at a seaside/cliffside trail with extraordinary views. Finish the loop through the meadow area, or backtrack depending on how much time you have. Beginners will be fine, but make sure you have good shoes or boots - sneakers and flip-flops will make your experience less than pleasurable. We have done the trip several times, and it worth the half- or full-day time spent here.

Visited September 2011
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English first
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful and Bold”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2012

Gorgeous views and a hike for those in good condition.

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2 Thank Velma P
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Machias, Maine
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“GOD'S BEAUTY!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2012

This is a must for PFA (PEOPLE FROM AWAY) and LOCALES!
Talk about BEAUTY and a GREAT HIKE and exercise...and just down the road towards West Quoddy are a couple more GREAT hiking areas, and WOW!! BOOT COVE (THe GREATEST!!) and HAMILTON is the shortest!

Visited October 2011
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13 Thank diegomachias
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“A memorable excursion for our family”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2011

We drove from PA to Maine to see the puffins on Machias Island and were not disappointed. There were thousands of them and to see them up close and hear their calls was like a National Geographic experience. Our captain was experienced and knowledgeable providing additional information along the way.

Visited August 2011
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Bar Harbor, Maine
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71 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Great Hike for the more experienced Hiker”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2011

If you haven't hiked before, this may be somewhat daunting. We are experienced hikers and this is one of our favorites in Downeast, Maine. The views are spectacular. It is a fairly long hike, be sure to bring water and snacks. We really like the idea you hike through wooded areas, bogs and finally onto the dramatic cliffs along the ocean. There are some wonderful spots along the cliffs to sit and have a picnic (no picnic tables) or just take in the view. Remote camping is available but no facilities except for at the entrance gate. We have spotted lots of wildlife through here, including birds, deer and seals.

Visited April 2011
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