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Moose Point State Park, Searsport

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Moose Point State Park is a day-use recreation area located in Searsport, Maine, near the Belfast town line. The state park overlooks Penobscot Bay off U.S. Route 1 and features panoramic views, hiking trails, tidal pools, and picnicking facilities.HistoryThe park was first developed as a dairy farm by the Carver family in 1859. At one point, the 186-acre property had a house, barn, two silos, and sixty head of cattle. After most of the buildings burned down in 1927, Clifford Carver and his relatives offered the land to the State of Maine as a park in 1951. It opened in 1963.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • When you love Maine, you are definitely including the numerous state parks. There is something special that sets this park aside from the rest! Of course there is a sprawling welcoming green carpeted ...  more »
  • Was nice to get out for a nice walk with our dogs. It's $4 per person non resident, but a nice walk about. We have been several times and will go again.  more »
  • Nice park on the coast of Maine; enjoy a picnic and short walk through the woods. Has a playground for youngsters.  more »
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  • Wonderful place to have a picnic or a day frolic stop off point right along route 1
  • great place to stop if youre driving up the coast. great view, super clean. one of my pups favourites
  • A beautiful, quiet walk through the woods at the edge of Belfast Bay.
  • Beautiful location in a quiet area of the coast. Wheelchair accessible with a quick 1.2 mile loop in the park. This loop is very easy walk, I did it in flip-flops. The views are stunning on the loop, well worth the effort. The park worker was very friendly and helpful giving us all the information needed.
  • This is one of my favorite state parks. Fantastic views.