Damariscove Island, Boothbay Harbor

#17 of 26 in Nature in Mid Coast Maine
Island · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Damariscove is an uninhabited island that is part of Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln County, Maine, United States, about 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) off the coast at the mouth of the Damariscotta River. The long, narrow island is approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) long and 1,500 feet (460 m) at its widest point. The island has served in the past as a fishing settlement and a Coast Guard life saving station.

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  • For a time this historical island hosted the oldest ongoing English-speaking settlement in America. Now part of it is available for visiting and hiking every summer while some of it is a bird...  more »
  • This was our first visit since the Nature Conservancy handed the island to the Boothbay Region Land Trust. No drastic changes, but the granite wharf has been improved, the museum has more information....  more »
  • If you have the opportunity spend a few hours and walk the trails ....gorgeous
  • Always beautiful. Boothbay Regional Land Trust has done a wonderful job preserving this historic and natural treasure.

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