Shackford Head State Park, Eastport

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Shackford Head State Park is a public recreation area on Moose Island in the city of Eastport, Washington County, Maine. The 87acre state park occupies a peninsula that separates Cobscook Bay and Broad Cove. The land is named for John Shackford, an American Revolutionary War soldier who once owned the headlands. The park is managed by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.
The park has both inland and coastal hiking trails, including the Cony Beach Trail, Shackford Head Trail, and Schooner Trail. A plaque on Cony Beach marks the spot where five Civil War–era ships were burned for salvage during the early 1900s.
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  • Enjoyed a lovely picnic in the brand new pavilion. Charcoal BBQs to use if you bring your own charcoal. Nice view of the cove.  more »
  • Not all trails were for young children but there’s family friendly trails as well. Trails do need some maintenance but nothing too terrible, especially for the area (off the beaten path so to say...  more »
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  • Trail markings need to be updated. Nice walk, views, wildlife.
  • Awesome hike and loved the view

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