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Eagle Island State Park

Access by ferry from Dolphin Marina or water taxis in Portland, Maine, Harpswell, ME
+1 207-624-6080
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Came on our boat, got a mooring, very helpful and attentive staff. Gorgeous spot, fabulous scenery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BethFlorida
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florida
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Great boating destination with trails and history for the entire family to enjoy.

My husband and parents and I boated out to Eagle Island to take a look around. Even though the... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Billie C
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Harpswell, Maine
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This state park is the former home of Arctic explorer Robert Peary.
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Access by ferry from Dolphin Marina or water taxis in Portland, Maine, Harpswell, ME
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+1 207-624-6080

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came on our boat, got a mooring, very helpful and attentive staff. Gorgeous spot, fabulous scenery, great place to take a walk, interesting film and knowledgeable docent.

Thank BethFlorida
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My husband and parents and I boated out to Eagle Island to take a look around. Even though the main building/house was closed to the public, the grounds keeper helped us dock and visit the island. We peeked in the windows, walked the trails and...More

Thank Billie C
Reviewed 3 August 2016

If you like history this is a must see, if you don't like me it is still very interesting and has awesome scenery.

1  Thank Teambill
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Admiral Peary's home has been well maintained. The staff is very helpful and knowledgable about him and his family. The views are amazing. It is a wonderful place to take a picnic, play on the beach, take a walk around the island.

2  Thank Joclarkson2053
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Took a boat from the Dolphin Restaurant. Definitely worth the trip to see the house that was Admiral Peary's house.

2  Thank Kara S
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We took Atlanti Seal Cruises for our trip to the island, we brought a light lunch and enjoyed it while taking in the excellent view. The tour includes seeing inside the house as well as some artifacts. After having seen the museum in Brunswick, Maine...More

2  Thank Doris G
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Eagle is a wonderful spot to enjoy the natural beauty of Casco Bay. Admiral Perry bought this island for $300 in 1880, and his family gifted it to the state in the 1990s. The place is well kept, and there is a ferry boat from...More

5  Thank James R
Reviewed 10 July 2015

After a short ride out from Harpswell's Dolphin Marina on the Marie L (there is a fee for the excursion; we paid $30 per person), you reach the dock at Eagle Island. When the tide is very low, as it was during our visit, the...More

5  Thank AnnieLovesFrance
Reviewed 9 March 2015

This is wonderful place to visit. We kayak out that way and have taken several visitors there. The history is amazing and the museum is staffed by wonderful local people, who are doing what they love. A must see if you can there.

3  Thank Helena S
Reviewed 15 October 2014

We ended up going to Eagle Island on a seal watch cruise. We hadn't even seen the blurb about visiting Eagle Island so we weren't aware of the stop there. I have sled dogs here in Vermont and have read many books on arctic exploration...More

7  Thank Ken H
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