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The Wire Bridge, North New Portland

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#58 of 77 in Historic Sites in Maine
Bridge · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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  • This bridge is very unique - and old. We were close by and it was cool to see. The bridge sways as you walk or drive across it. Make sure you have the location in a map app. Nice area next to the....  more »
  • I’ve seen a lot of reviews about the lack of information on the bridge or how it’s not worth the trip. The Wire Bridge is a historic bridge in Maine and most likely, the only wire bridge of its kind....  more »
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  • Fantastic local attraction, the bridge itself is neat to see (beautiful in the winter as well) and drive across, but there is also a small picnic area and access to the river. Fun place to hang out and swim on a hot day!
  • It's 5 minutes off At 27 in New Portland. Follow the signs, turn right and park in the abandoned field. There's a treeline and a sand/rock beach with an awesome view of the bridge. Going at sunset is highly recommended as is bug spray because there is a lot. There is one picnic table, but I think it's a carry in/carry out park. Further upriver are some good climbing rocks that go into river.

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