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Sears Island, Searsport

#13 of 26 in Nature in Mid Coast Maine
Island · Nature / Park
Sears Island, known as Wassumkeag or shining beach by the indigenous Wabanaki tribes of northern New England, is located off the coast of Searsport in Waldo County, Maine, at the top of Penobscot Bay.

The island is the largest undeveloped, uninhabited, causeway-accessible island on the eastern coast of the United States. It is 940 acres (3.8 km2) in area. It is part of the Town of Searsport.
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  • Nice easy walk, under 3 miles out and back. Family friendly. The road is easy to walk, run, or bike.  more »
  • So nice. I love the walk the view the solitude Need to go all year long ..the view to the other side of the island is so beautiful and lucky to see it  more »
  • A nice easy scenic walk in any direction.
  • Beautiful walk on the Cosara, where you can easily spot seals hunting for herds of fish and nests of eagles
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