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Indian Point Blagden Preserve

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Wonderful gem to find!

Little tough to find, we drove by it two times before we figured it out. It is less than two miles... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2017
Patricia M
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Titusville, Florida
Seals!

Stumbled on this trail with my 15 year old daughter. Hike was fairly easy- arrived to rocky beach... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
ChristaS200
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Salem, Ohio
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Indian Point Road, Indian Point, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Little tough to find, we drove by it two times before we figured it out. It is less than two miles from Route 102 on the right hand side. Oak Hill road comes in from the left, then just shortly beyond, look for the white...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Little tough to find, we drove by it two times before we figured it out. It is less than two miles from Route 102 on the right hand side. Oak Hill road comes in from the left, then just shortly beyond, look for the white...More

3  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Stumbled on this trail with my 15 year old daughter. Hike was fairly easy- arrived to rocky beach. Could hear the seals barking and saw heads bobbing in the water. Soon noticed they were together- multiple seals- sunning on distant rocks. Could clearly hear them...More

1  Thank ChristaS200
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Ran into a seal fanatic who regularly comes here to watch the seals and came at his direction He noted that you should come about 2-3 hours before low tide so you can see the seals nursing. The seals will finish weaning the pups in...More

1  Thank CLRand
Reviewed May 25, 2017

nice walk through woods or dirt road. No dogs allowed. You can't bring folding chairs and big picnic basket as that is not allowed. You can bring binoculars and there is a nice view, birds, flowers, and the bay view may include seals if you...More

1  Thank honkcronk
Reviewed August 27, 2016

This is a Nature Conservancy site, a not overly large but very pretty without the Acadia crowds, Nice trail through mature woods down to a rocky beach area with tidepools and marine life.

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Reviewed July 22, 2016

We wanted to see seals while we were in Maine and learned that this is the place to go. We went at low tide this afternoon and saw about a dozen of them! I would say to bring water and binoculars or a camera with...More

1  Thank stairscase4
Reviewed July 21, 2016

We discovered this place in trip advisor forums while looking the best places to find seals on Mt Desert Island, so we decided to check it out. It is a 1.2-1.7 mile hike through the woods to the shore of the harbor. There are benches...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed July 11, 2016

We located this trail on an Acadia National Park map; however, it is NOT part of Acadia; it is a Nature Conservancy trail. It's a bit out of the way - you need to drive on Route 102/198 and look for Indian Point Road; after...More

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