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Beech Hill Reserve

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Beautiful Spot!

Our first visit here was in March with high winds and sub zero temperatures. It came highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Auburn, Maine
Beautiful in the spring

This is a good place for an easy hike with the family. The preserve is just off of Rt 1 in Rockport... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christine M
Reading, Pennsylvania
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Beech Hill Road, Take Beech Hill Rd W. This road is one street south of US90 and Hwy 1, Rockport, ME 04856
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit here was in March with high winds and sub zero temperatures. It came highly recommended and was worth the trek through the snow. We were anxious to return this summer when the hut was open for full viewing. Spectacular place with great...More

Thank 51Stone61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good place for an easy hike with the family. The preserve is just off of Rt 1 in Rockport and in the spring when the wildflowers are blooming it's just beautiful. There's a parking lot big enough for cars but I wouldn't...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

What a nice, short, easy hike up to an amazing view. The view of the Penobscot Bay is fantastic. I can’t wait to come back during blueberry season.Take the time, make the hike

Thank Pamike305
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Beech Hill Reserve is simply a must see on your Rockport excursion! The walk up to the top was a bit rocky at points so make sure to wear appropriate shoes. The path leading up to the top provides excellent views of the ocean. At...More

Thank sftblldiva25
Reviewed 24 May 2018

The trail is fairly easy, but you can't see much until you get to the top. The veiws from there are fabulous and make the hike worth while. Bring bug spray.

Thank billf372
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Took the short hike up to the Beechnut House. Sod roof, solitary building on the top of a hill overlooking the Penobscott Bay. Nice breezy day. Free activity.

Thank Polarbexar
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My wife and I hiked this reserve on 9/12/17. I have Parkinson's but using walking sticks I was able to slowly make this hike. The initial path is rugged but then you get to the "road" and head uphill (1-6% grade) for .6 miles to...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 10 September 2017

If you want white sand, don't come. If you love Main'es rocky coast, seaweed and blackis sand, this isn't to be missed. Off the beaten path (and then some), it's a gorgeous cove with good walks, easy parking and beach access and a view of...More

Thank solotravel001
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Love this spot. A great place for a walk, a picnic, a dog walk. The view from the stone house is fabulous, there is always a cool breeze, and in the winter, the stars on display make it seem magic!

Thank carolynb408
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We were able to take the entire family on a very easy hike through the blueberry fields in early August. The top of the hill gives you stunning views of the ocean and surrounding hills. The hiking trail is about half in the open air...More

Thank Scott A
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