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Sears Island, Searsport

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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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  • If you go to the website, you can find a map of the island before you go. There are lots of trails and some history of the island. You park along the road and walk the rest of the way. You can see... 
    If you go to the website, you can find a map of the island before you go. There are lots of trails and some history of the island. You park along the road and walk the rest of the way. You can see...  more »
  • Many local people come to this area. We met friends for a picnic and hiked the beach. It was beautiful and relaxing. 
    Many local people come to this area. We met friends for a picnic and hiked the beach. It was beautiful and relaxing.  more »
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  • Walked along the beach area at low tide. Island road closed til Memorial Day.
  • Best island for fresh muscles & golden showers

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