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Marginal Way

Ogunquit, ME
+1 207-641-2200
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My boyfriend and I went to Perkins Cove first for lunch and then walked Marginal Way. It was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Litchfield, Connecticut
via mobile
One of the most beautiful walks in Maine...maybe the world

Maybe I love the Marginal Way because I fell in love there at 17. Maybe I love the Marginal Way... read more

Reviewed yesterday
york, ME
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A scenic 1.5 mile oceanside cliffwalk.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great walk” (236 reviews)
“paved path” (118 reviews)
“perkins cove” (932 reviews)
Ogunquit, ME
+1 207-641-2200
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Perkins Cove first for lunch and then walked Marginal Way. It was beautiful to see the coastline like that. There was a spot that had stairs that you could walk down to a beach area during low tide. It...More

Thank SafeTravels203
Reviewed yesterday

Maybe I love the Marginal Way because I fell in love there at 17. Maybe I love the Marginal Way because I am always in love with that view. Maybe I love the Marginal Way because it is one of the most beautiful walks ever...More

Thank terartist
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful but crowded in summer. Lots of cars and foot traffic. Worth the trip but less crowded on week days.

Thank joragwar
Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't miss this beautiful walk when in the area. Picture perfect views all around, from the ocean to the gorgeous flowers planted near the hotels. You get a great view of Ogunquit beach. The walk is very easy, you can go down on the rocks...More

Thank PmakUpstateNy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The marginal way is a beautiful way to see the Maine coast. You can start at either Ogunquit beach or Perkins cove and walk the little 1.25 miles to either end. There are benches along the way to sit as well as shady spots ....More

Thank breezyday12
Reviewed 3 days ago

One must enjoy a leisurely walk along Marginal Way and take in the beauty of the rock formations, the sand, and the beautiful ocean. The pathway traverses through vegetation and the backyard properties of those living along the shore. There are spots to walk down...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Marginal Way was an enjoyable walk and the views were great--Saw some people being pushed in a wheel chair, a bit difficult, but certainly possible--

Thank barneydog1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Only in America would this be a "top sight". Most of Europe has walking paths everywhere along rivers, lakes and the sea. Only in the US is something like this special bc so much of the beauty of this country is in private hands (anyway,...More

1  Thank GlobalPolyglot
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you visit this beautiful Maine seaside resort then you have to walk the Marginal Way if only to make your way to Perkin's Cove. You would not come to Maine just to walk the MW. It has to be part of your total exploration...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking the Marginal Way is an unforgettable experience. We visited Acadia National Park 3 days before and walked the shore path I Bar Harbor. The Marginal Way walk is so, so much better. I wish I could have spent more time enjoying the beautiful scenery!

Thank Plainville_CTHeidi
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17 July 2017|
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Response from L9393NIrobertm | Reviewed this property |
It is paved and wide enough for a wheelchair. Some of the grades could pose a challenge for a wheelchair.
Vikki H
13 July 2017|
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Response from Mikelindaa | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed. $100 fine:/
12 July 2017|
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Response from Tim F | Reviewed this property |
Dog's are not allowed as the trail is very narrow and on a cliff so for every ones safety and cleanliness of the trail I think this is correct. It gets very very hot as well as buggy at times so dogs wouldn't enjoy the 1.5... More