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Visiting this beautifully situated marine park has become a must do for us each time we vacation in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kensington, CT
Beautiful park - bring your lunch or coffee.

On our way to Graffam Bros Seafood Shack, we stopped into this delightful harbor side park to take... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David S
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Harbor View Drive, Rockport, ME 04856
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All reviews marine park quiet place lime kiln lobster boats sandy beach a great place to relax historical artifacts food truck walk around gorgeous harbor picnic tables beautiful view maine coast seal schooner andre statue
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting this beautifully situated marine park has become a must do for us each time we vacation in the area. A photo with the Andre the seal sculpture is pretty much a requirement for tourists, but the gorgeous harbor itself is reason enough for a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our way to Graffam Bros Seafood Shack, we stopped into this delightful harbor side park to take in the lovely harbor views. The weather was cloudy and starting to drizzle so we didn’t stay long, but we very much enjoyed the boats moored on...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That's a good thing and a bad thing. Its nice and quiet with some very interesting exhibits, but there are no shops or eateries. Good for a short visit or some nice, quiet time. Great scenery!

Thank eatbread
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Great quiet and scenic seaside park. Great place to sit and watch boats coming and going and watching folks work on their sailboats. Historical limekilns to see some of the local commercial history.

Thank bobD7232FS
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A very photogenic spot! Great view of the harbor, a real working harbor full of lobster boats that gives you a great sense of what coastal Maine is about. You can catch a ride on the Schooner Heron from here!

Thank jmmaccord
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is a beautiful location looking out over a stunning harbor and beautiful boats, but the entrance is very difficult and nearly impossible for some larger vehicles.

Thank Alan46-Maine
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The Rockport harbor is a nice place to enjoy the fresh air and relax on a beautiful day. The scenery always changes as boats come and go. Enjoy the views.

Thank Alanhimmelstein
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a nice place to see the Rockport waterfront, the sail boats and the schooners. We caught a cruise on the schooner Heron from the Marine Park and thoroughly enjoyed it. There's a tiny little sand beach here which we didn't use but there...More

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 14 August 2018

You will never get bored of visiting the harbor park watching the lobster boats, sailing yachts or fishing boats come and go. Whether foggy or beautiful sunshine this is the spot for a nice walk, picnic, a game of chess, or sitting on a bench...More

1  Thank ReturntoWaiheke
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We were in the area to take a afternoon cruise and we waited here. We found it very relaxing and the views were great! You can’t be a Park right on the water...

1  Thank Dynamicjohn
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Lynne K
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Response from Alan46-Maine | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall that specifically but it was like used to haul lime to the kilns that are preserved in the park. Lime was and is a major industry in the area especially in the 1800s and early 1900s and contributed greatly... More