Barred Island Preserve, Deer Isle

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Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
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  • We were spending the weekend at the nearby Aragosta Lodge and stumbled into the Barred Island walking path which leads down to the shore line, island and sand bar. I'd been to the lodge previously so....  more »
  • Yes, as the title says, 30 years ago, we were not as smart as we are now. My husband and I hiked to Barred Island. We found a spot on the far side of the island to relax and enjoy. We did not...  more »
  • Barred Island has been a favorite spot of my family for years. The beach feels hidden but is just a quick hike through the woods. Definitely a must visit. I recommend having a pair of water shoes on hand; sand in the Penobscott Bay tends to be full of pebbles and shells.
  • One of the most romantic trails I have been on. The trail is covers in roots, so have sturdy shoes. Time your hike with the tides so you can walk out out to the island.

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