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Bailey Island Bridge (Cribstone Bridge)

Bailey Island, ME 04330
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So interesting!!

I didn't realize how interesting seeing this bridge was going to be. It looks like primitive art... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Amazing structure!

From crossing the bridge by good or vehicle, or viewing it from the water, this is one amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Maine
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Bridge connecting Bailey and Orrs islands.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“engineering” (7 reviews)
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Bailey Island, ME 04330
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I didn't realize how interesting seeing this bridge was going to be. It looks like primitive art but how it has endured the elements for so many years is absolutely impressive! Built in the 1920's and still going strong with only minimal maintenance in 2010....More

Thank gogranny60
Reviewed 1 week ago

From crossing the bridge by good or vehicle, or viewing it from the water, this is one amazing structure that is like no other! One can not describe how beautiful it is.

Thank Bridget406
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I understand it is the only one in the world but in reality it is just a bridge that lets the tide in and out. Our house looked over it so maybe we got used to it but is it worth a special trip -...More

Thank lynxcatpro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a attractive bridge spanning Orr's Island and Bailey Island. There is a small area to pull off to take photos and look out at the lobster boats. Nice views from the bridge.

Thank cakedeco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...More

Thank chiantiConnecticut
Reviewed 9 May 2017

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.

Thank Michael L
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.

Thank Fran M
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...More

Thank Milford_PaMooseman
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.

Thank Peter C
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...More

Thank jainsc
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