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Eagle Island State Park

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great morning out

I hadn't been out here since a kid on my dad's boat. No boat as we were just visiting but Captain... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Westchester, New York, United States
Eagle Island by boat from Freeport, Me. Seacoast Tours

So we met the van at 9 am "Coffee by design " which is in LL Bean on Main st. in downtown... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
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This state park is the former home of Arctic explorer Robert Peary.
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Access by ferry from Dolphin Marina or water taxis in Portland, Maine, Harpswell, ME
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

I hadn't been out here since a kid on my dad's boat. No boat as we were just visiting but Captain Len of Casco Bay Sights n Lights picked us up on Bailey Island and took us out. Great morning visiting Peary's home, watching the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Koalatravelor
Reviewed 29 August 2018

So we met the van at 9 am "Coffee by design " which is in LL Bean on Main st. in downtown Freeport ,Me. Short drive to the dock to go out with Captain Pete on the "Pamela B" at 9;30 am . A nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John P. G
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We had a sunny August day and calm seas for our mid-day trip to Eagle Island. Admiral Peary’s island home is an historic and worthy destination for adults and youngsters alike. A brief introductory video in the welcoming cottage by the pier should not be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Gyrfalcn
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We spent several hours on the island and had a lovely time. You arrive by boat and can use one of their moorings. We used our own skiff to get to the island however as I understand it the ranger is available to bring parties...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 37irvinea
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We hired a boat service to Eagle Island and spent a couple hours touring Admiral Peary’s home and surrounding grounds. It’s a self guided tour, so you can listen as much or as little you want to the stories behind the island and the home....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rscillia
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Came on our boat, got a mooring, very helpful and attentive staff. Gorgeous spot, fabulous scenery, great place to take a walk, interesting film and knowledgeable docent.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BethFlorida
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My husband and parents and I boated out to Eagle Island to take a look around. Even though the main building/house was closed to the public, the grounds keeper helped us dock and visit the island. We peeked in the windows, walked the trails and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Billie C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

If you like history this is a must see, if you don't like me it is still very interesting and has awesome scenery.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Teambill
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Admiral Peary's home has been well maintained. The staff is very helpful and knowledgable about him and his family. The views are amazing. It is a wonderful place to take a picnic, play on the beach, take a walk around the island.

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Joclarkson2053
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Took a boat from the Dolphin Restaurant. Definitely worth the trip to see the house that was Admiral Peary's house.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank 967karas
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17 September 2015|
Response from cglocal2015 |
What time does the ferry leave Dolphin Marina and what is the cost?