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Oakland Park Bowling Lanes

743 Commercial St, Rockport, ME 04856-4204
+1 207-594-7525
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Old school

For those of us who grew up on candlepin bowling in Maine and watching all the old houses close... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Zebster43
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Maine
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Trip back in time!

My family was in the Camden Rockland area for Christmas and we visited Oakland park twice. This is... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Meri M
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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743 Commercial St, Rockport, ME 04856-4204
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+1 207-594-7525
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

For those of us who grew up on candlepin bowling in Maine and watching all the old houses close, this place is as much a museum as a pastime. The gutters are wood like your hardwood floors, the ball returns are the style that was...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

My family was in the Camden Rockland area for Christmas and we visited Oakland park twice. This is an old-school bowling alley - it's candlepin bowling, and do you keep score on a piece of paper. It was a complete trip back in time, and...More

Thank Meri M
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

It had been awhile since we bowled with small balls and having to keep score on a sheet. It was fun and the kids liked it.

Thank StacyandRandy
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Stayed in Rockport, Maine with my teenage son. Found this place our last night in Rockport. We had such fun and wished we would have found it sooner. So many places (most places) close at 9 pm in Rockport! This place was open later and...More

Thank apicaller
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

we had the pleasure of staying 3 days at this quiet, beautiful location. We love camping, but this came with nice extras. Chairs, fire pit, grill, and even our very own picnic table. Each cabin is a bit different inside, depending on your needs. Very...More

Thank Lauri G
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went with my family including my parents and my kids. Everybody loved it including my father who had not played in 65 years! This is candlepin bowling with a smaller ball without finger holes and narrow tall pins. It makes it easier for young...More

1  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Perfect for a rainy day with young children! The staff was so friendly and helped us with the finer points of candlepin bowling!

Thank PastorMom
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Reviewed 29 December 2014

We were in Rockland for a winter holiday and were looking for something to do on a rainy afternoon. This bowling alley is a blast from the past! We had such a fun time here. The candlestick bowling is quite different from the bowling we're...More

1  Thank skgbos
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Reviewed 17 June 2013

The Bowling Center was well mantained and the Operator was friendly.......Fun Place..Nice place to hang out on a rainy day

3  Thank Earl B
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Reviewed 6 May 2012

Fun! Candlepin bowling in a clean family friendly atmosphere. Owner is usually there, hands on operation. We love it

3  Thank Rardogrick
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