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Cool old forts.

Some really cool old forts to explore right near portland! lots of people dont know this exists... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wilsons26
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Maine
great park

we had a great travel in new england so we came to this park in cape elizabeth on the ocean, it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
arina1836
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Jerusalem, Israel
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Walk along the cliffs, have a quiet picnic or fly a kite at this scenic seaside park.
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1000 Shore Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-1916
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some really cool old forts to explore right near portland! lots of people dont know this exists because its not tecnically in portland but if you in the area its a great place to visit for a few hours with family, friends or just by...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wilsons26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a great travel in new england so we came to this park in cape elizabeth on the ocean, it was a great walk

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank arina1836
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Fort Williams Park surrounds the beautiful Portland Head Light. We especially enjoyed the hiking trails along the coastline. The plantings were attractive. There appeared to be some renovation or landscaping going on, but it takes work to keep a park attractive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leigh_Librarian
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Remnants of old coastal gun batteries at the mouth of Portland harbor. Plenty of parking and trails to walk on. Very historical for any history buff.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cary S
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Just beyond Portland Headlight, there is a large field where the “0ff Leash” dog park begins. It overlooks the ocean, and consists of a very large open field that will allow your dog to run his/her heart out and play with the other pups that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Great park, but no beach for swimming. Cliffs, rocks, trees, paths, picnicking, lighthouse with shop, restrooms. Not handicap accessible. Serene, park rangers on patrol. Call first, they'll be charging admission soon. Dogs allowed, on leash at Southern-most part, however, they're always let free throughout the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 123private321
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Nice park to walk around and explore the ruins and visit the very popular Portland Head Lighthouse. Fee in season. Very scenic.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rexerazo
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very beautiful park with the backdrop of the Portland headlight it is absolutely amazing to go there and see all the nice grassy areas and places you can picnic and stay and walk around and see the lighthouse on the ocean.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 665alanb
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Easy to find with plenty of parking. A very nice, easy path along the coastline with magnificent views. The lighthouse made for some very nice photos. We've been in plenty of lighthouses so did not choose to go inside, but just walking along the coastline,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank frankt4712016
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Our 20 month old son wanted to be outside so we took him to Fort Williams to explore. It's a really nice park with lots room to run around and a big path that follows the shore edge. The park is well taken care of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Marlena901
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Response from franl988 | Reviewed this property |
There are paved sidewalks and road, not sure about actual bike paths. Road is safe to bike.
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tammy t
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Response from Mark P | Reviewed this property |
It's free but ya gotta get a lobster roll from the food truck and that'll set you back a paycheck
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