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Marginal Way

Ogunquit, ME
+1 207-641-2200
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Beatiful Walk

This is a beatiful short and easy walk along the rugged cliffs from Perkins Cove to Ogunquit Beach... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Outstanding stroll

After many trips to Maine we finally experienced the Marginal Way. The walk was easy and the views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A scenic 1.5 mile oceanside cliffwalk.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great walk” (257 reviews)
“paved path” (129 reviews)
“perkins cove” (1,033 reviews)
Ogunquit, ME
+1 207-641-2200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beatiful short and easy walk along the rugged cliffs from Perkins Cove to Ogunquit Beach. It is only around 1 mile of easy walking with lots of benches to stop for a seat and to take in the beautiful views. Stunning houses...More

Thank J0Gil
Reviewed 1 week ago

After many trips to Maine we finally experienced the Marginal Way. The walk was easy and the views are breathtaking. There are many places where you can stop. You can really appreciate the stern and rockbound coast. The large homes with beautifully manicured properties are...More

Thank USAFret
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Marginal Way is a paved shoreline walk beside the Atlantic Ocean in Ogunquit. It is a favorite Sunrise spot for photography. Scenic all the way. There are 39 Benches where it’s comfortable to watch the ever-changing sea. We met about 10 couples taking their early...More

Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Marginal Way is a mile-long walk along a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. At the beginning of the walk starting from the center of the town, it offers one of the most spectacular views of the Main Beach at Ogunquit Beach. There is a...More

Thank XinhaiDude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A spectacular ocean front walkway that meanders for about a mile between Ogunquit Beach and Perkins Cove. Fully paved, easy underfoot, with many scenic places to stop and sit on provided benches. Below you is a typical Maine Rocky Seacoast with marine birds, effect of...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This path is fantastic! Very scenic with a beautiful walk along the ocean cliffs. One end in Perkins Cove and the other in downtown Ogunquit. Well cared for and gorgeous even on a cold November day.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Marginal Way is one of Maine's treasures. I saw people of all ages walking the Marginal Way on a very brisk November's day. The beauty of the ocean, rocks, the ice crystals in winter, the rare birds that came to visit made our trip...More

Thank Remycub
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short walk along the rocky cliffs of Ogunquit shouldn't be missed. Great views of the ocean and cliffs, areas to walk down to the rocky beaches. A nice place to take a nice walk.

Thank sardonyx47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spectacular views of the ocean. You can take a wheelchair on the Marginal Way! It is a lovely walk anytime of the day. I do it everyday I am in Ogunquit.

Thank 2014brenda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a beautiful place to walk and enjoy the beauty of the water. Plenty of benches to sit and relax. Take a few pictures to bring back the memory once you are home again.

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David P
28 October 2017|
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Response from Kaywhitecaps | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice any lights on the path as we walked. There are homes along the path but I don't think they would cast much lighting on the path.
Thomas W
11 October 2017|
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Response from scotchmom | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's over a mile if you walk the entire path. It's paved the whole way.
Jo-Ann C
13 September 2017|
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Response from Carcham | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen dogs during the Summer on the Marginal Way but I’ll bet they are there in the off season. There are pet friendly locations.