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Penobscot Narrows Bridge

Routes 1 & 3, Prospect, ME
+1 207-469-6553
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This is a great place to go and see an amazing view. Fort Knox is right there as well this is an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chrystal H
Winterport, Maine
Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory, Prospect, Maine

Wow, spectacular! We just happened upon this bridge and observatory. We loved it! Definitely go up... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Bettendorf, Iowa
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Routes 1 & 3, Prospect, ME
+1 207-469-6553
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to go and see an amazing view. Fort Knox is right there as well this is an amazing day trip.

Thank Chrystal H
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Wow, spectacular! We just happened upon this bridge and observatory. We loved it! Definitely go up into the observatory. It is cold up there, dress warmly in chilly weather and wear gloves. Railings are cold. Elevator to the top but some step walking but there...More

Thank Jtbee78
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I have been to the bridge multiple times and still enjoy going to the observatory. It puts a real perspective on why Fort Knox was built.

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This beautiful, cable bridge over the Penobscot River is more than 2,000 feet long, but be sure to go up to the observatory in the West tower for great views! It was the first observation tower in the U.S. and is the tallest public-bridge observatory...More

Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My husband and I were recently on vacation in Maine and heard of this observation tower bridge. Since it was very near to where we were staying, we decided to visit it. I'm so glad we did! It wasn't like any bridge I'd ever been...More

Thank fruitfulvine
Reviewed 9 November 2017

On our way to Bar Harbor, we stopped to view the Penobscot Narrows Observatory and bridge. We had a very good view of the bridge and the Penobscot River and Bay that it crossed. We were also able to enjoy the autumn foliage and sear...More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We had driven over this bridge a couple years back never realizing you could go up inside one of the two towers until we crossed it again this year. The bridge is a stunning work of architecture. It's open May 1 to Oct 31. If...More

Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend to visit ! Great observation area. Fanastic views and you can see for miles. Friendly staff. Well worth the stop

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 22 October 2017

If you're heading to Acadia you'll likely come across this bridge. It's very beautiful and you can even stop & go up inside one of the columns.

Thank BrussoDallas
Reviewed 21 October 2017

My partner and his family really wanted to go up to the tower observatory, so I attempted to join them. I made it up to the first little area where they let you off of the very smooth elevator ride, but my vertigo kicked in...More

Thank AEW86
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