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Little John Island Preserve

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Address: Pemasong Lane, Yarmouth, ME

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A nice walk in the woods on an island

My husband hates hiking unless there's something to see, a reward for his labor. It was a beautiful walk through the woods with views of the shore all around. We were driving... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2015
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Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

My husband hates hiking unless there's something to see, a reward for his labor. It was a beautiful walk through the woods with views of the shore all around. We were driving around in a residential area and were wondering if we were wrong. We even kept seeing "private road" and almost turned back. However, we followed to the GPS... More 

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Yarmouth, Maine
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

The preserve is difficult to locate and the parking is limited. If you can get in and walk along the coast, it is a beautiful location to experience a little portion of the Casco Bay. It is a truly lovely view. Enjoy.

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Delaware, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Simple and peaceful walk. Easy climb down to the different areas of beach surrounding you. Such a treat.

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1 Thank MumD5
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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Reviewed 26 March 2015

This quiet 23-acre (9.3 ha) Preserve had two small parking lots after taking a narrow causeway and narrow island roads. We parked near the trailhead and a kiosk. Our way was only a half-mile (0.8 km) loop trail that clung to the rocky coastline. It had fine views of surrounding islands. It also had good views up the Bay toward... More 

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Yarmouth, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Little John is rustic, quiet, lovely, If you want a peaceful non-adventure - LJIP is your destination.

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2013

No signage, no parking, overgrown trails, hostile neighbors, and TICKS! Nice view but not worth the hassle.

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5 Thank DinesOut33
Maine
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Little John Island Preserve is an interesting patch of protected wild land on the northern tip of one of Maine's most special islands. The Preserve only offers a single circular hiking trail that mostly hugs its coastline (hence, there's no way you can get lost). The Preserve is just for hiking, there are no other amenities near or in this... More 

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