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Orono Bog Boardwalk

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Orono, ME
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Pleasant afternoon walk in natural setting

We spent about one hour walking the boardwalk and were quite impressed by the uniqueness of the bog... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paula B
Ottawa, Canada
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Unusual and lovely walk

So cool to walk through a bog! You feel like you are in the middle of nowhere even though it's... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent about one hour walking the boardwalk and were quite impressed by the uniqueness of the bog and the surrounding foliage. Well worth the stop if you are in Orono ME. Remember to bring your camera!

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

So cool to walk through a bog! You feel like you are in the middle of nowhere even though it's right down the road from Walmart. Many pitcher plants, cool cottony plants blowing in the breeze. There are benches along the boardwalk as well as...More

Thank frogsinthecreek
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Pretty walk over the bog on decking, some sections along the walk have railings. Some of the walk is shaded with trees which helps on hot days. One of my favorite places to walk and it's not a strenuous walk either.

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This boardwalk was very fun! My husband and I were able to go for a nice walk and learn things along the way. There are informative boards along the way where we learned about what is in Maine's woods from animals to plants and trees!...More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

It was a nice walk but we didn't see any animals or interesting plants. Maybe we need to come back a different week.

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Loved learning different things about the wildlife in the area, and it is a good walk. Once we finished with the bog area, we kept walking in the trails.

Thank shannonlbuck
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Where else can one walk through a bog? The boardwalk has been almost completely redone with Trex planking and there are benches periodically so you can sit down to drink in the beauty that surrounds you.

Thank Mary b
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The Orono Bog should not be missed. It's a beautiful, quiet, amazing place. Any trip to Orono should include a trip to the bog.

Thank And56
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This place is absolutely magical. You will feel as if you have entered another world. Trees hundreds of years old and only a few feet high. Unusual plants that grow only in this unique ecosystem. Absolute silence and peace. Fascinating. Unforgettable. Caribou bog is the...More

1  Thank sojourneronthisearth
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a great opportunity to see natural beauty. The boardwalk is easily accessible and makes for a comfortable, flat, stroll. The signs are informative. The walk is a great photo opportunity. There are a lot of unusual plants.

Thank WeGoOut
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