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Address: Bailey Island, ME 04330
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Bridge connecting Bailey and Orrs islands.

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View of the Cribstone Bridge is best from Bailey Island Motel...read on..

Just spent 4 days at Bailey Island Motel (see review) and was lucky enough to see this beautiful Pink Sunset at dawn upon leaving early. The Cribstone Bridge is in the setting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
chiantiConnecticut
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connecticut
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connecticut
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230 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just spent 4 days at Bailey Island Motel (see review) and was lucky enough to see this beautiful Pink Sunset at dawn upon leaving early. The Cribstone Bridge is in the setting, surrounded by water on all sides. The patio deck of Bailey Island Motel is where these images were taken around 6:30 am. Amazing views here. Within minutes the... More 

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Thank chiantiConnecticut
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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108 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seen best from the water or from the parking lot at Cook's Restaurant, one can see how the cribbing of enormous granite blocks allowing for exceptionally high tides or storm surges to pass thru them.

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Thank Michael L
Boothbay, Maine
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67 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I understand that this is an iconic bridge. One of a kind or only a few. Specific purpose is to let tidal water flow thru. Wort seeing. I also recall that it was rebuilt just a few years ago.

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Thank Fran M
Milford,Pa
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355 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place walk across to views of Orrs and Bailey Island. It is a historical bridge where you can view the ocean and the harbor. While we were there a common loon and common elders were fishing near the bridge which was interesting to watch.

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Thank Milford_PaMooseman
West Newbury, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

What can you say? It's a landmark bridge . It has a good foot traffic walkway. It was rebuilt a few yrs ago. It is if I am correct one of two in the world.

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Thank Peter C
Greenville, SC
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74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I read that this is the only bridge of its kind in the country but I read another place that it is in fact the only bridge of it's kind in the world! That makes it even more interesting! If you're not driving, drink in the details of the scenery. If you're driving, watch the road! This is a very... More 

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Thank jainsc
Millerstown, Pennsylvania
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128 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The entire Bailey island drive is nice, this adds extra. Kinda amazing when you see it. Worth the short drive. If you are hungry and want to see a view across the water. Eat at Cooke's.

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Thank Craig W
united states
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This bridge was the view from my room at the Bailey Island Motel. I went on a boat ride under the bridge and was amazed to see all the granite that had been stacked to form the bridge. I was told that there was not one means of connecting any of the granite. It was all stacked to remain that... More 

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Thank travellernomore
Woodstown, New Jersey
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172 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A nice easy drive to Bailey Island ends by crossing the cribstone bridge. It is amazing when you look at its profile from the water or Cook's Lobster House nearby

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Thank mikencarol
Helena
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

One site you don't want to miss. You can drive across the bridge or park on either side, but you need to walk across. You need to see the view. Exceptional!

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