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Quoddy Head State Park

Lubec, ME
+1 207-733-2201
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Amazing Vistas & a Hike for All Ages

A scenic hike along a rugged coastline. The first part of the trail is a pleasant walk for hikers... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
davidtC3037HY
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East Machias, United States
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This strategically sited park and lighthouse, the most eastern light in the continental United... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
corvus0486
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Gainesville, Florida
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Spanning more than 481 acres, this scenic park offers hikers breathtaking trails that follow along rock cliffs rising 80 feet above the ocean.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“state park” (25 reviews)
“quoddy head” (17 reviews)
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Lubec, ME
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

A scenic hike along a rugged coastline. The first part of the trail is a pleasant walk for hikers of all abilities. The trail is wide and relatively flat and benches are interspersed along the way for resting. Keep an eye out for whales and...More

Thank davidtC3037HY
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This strategically sited park and lighthouse, the most eastern light in the continental United States, is my new favorite spot to visit in Maine. Known for classic vistas with sea spray and pine tree lined cliffs and trails that invite you to commune with nature...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

After looking at the lighthouse we decided to take the trail along the cliffs over the water. This is a very special trail with the dramatic rocky coast on one side and beautiful woods on the other. It was foggy the day we took it,...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Take a couple of hours and enjoy the trails and the beautiful views! Listen to the waves crashing onto the rocks! Worth some time!

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

If your in the area you must stop at the Quoddy Head State Park. The lighthouse is the prime attraction that is a must see. Great place to visit with smoke walking trails.

Thank RobOlson
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Trail runs along ocean with stunning cliffs and views. Iconic West Quoddy Lighthouse anchors the park. Make sure to visit the bog with its unusual plants.

Thank Colleen O
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Nice park, free entry, adjacent to lighthouse. Picnic area, and many trails to choose from--into the woods, to a large bog, or along the shore line. Maybe you'll see a whale?

Thank viajera1741
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

My wife and I visited here on 9/9/17. We don't have this type of shore line in Texas so hiking the coast trail was just plain beautiful. Two trails lead to Gulliver's Hole - one right along the coast line and the other one through...More

Thank Chuck B
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The coastal views are spectacular and you will see lots of birds and seals. I recommend hiking at least part of the Coastal Trail and visiting the bog. Wear appropriate footwear.

Thank Andelathe
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This is the loveliest hiking trail on the Maine coast! Compared to years ago, the trail is easier to hike since there are now steps where there used to be a steep dirt incine and benches in locations with beautiful views. Public restrooms are near...More

Thank Sue459
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Shirley T
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at West Quoddy Station (vacation rentals); I highly recommend it. It's the closest to the park.
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