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Fort Foster

Pocahontas Rd., Gerrish Island, Kittery Point, ME
+1 207-439-3800
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Love, love, love it!

This is one of those secrets you don't want to share but you just have to! Fort Foster is a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
Way to see Whaleback Ledge Lighthouse

On vacation and followed our GPS to this lighthouse and were surprised it ended at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charrie S
Ardmore, Oklahoma
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Pocahontas Rd., Gerrish Island, Kittery Point, ME
+1 207-439-3800
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of those secrets you don't want to share but you just have to! Fort Foster is a wonderful park! Absolutely gorgeous, well grassed, populated with wild flowers, with access to the ocean. Come for a walk with your pup, watch the sunset...More

Thank TravellingUnic0rN
Reviewed 1 week ago

On vacation and followed our GPS to this lighthouse and were surprised it ended at the closed-for-the-season Ft. Foster Park. There is very little parking at the gate (see photo), but we saw other cars (and a port-a-potty) and decided to go in to see...More

Thank Charrie S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

It has a lovely drive to the water. It has historic forts. It has play areas. It has BBQ areas. It has a wharf (for fishing or just getting farther out above the water). It has a lighthouse. It has sandy areas. It has rocky...More

Thank Z-OC-Family
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem, kind of don't want to review it... Amazing views and location overlooking the ocean and harbor. It has day camp sites to picnic, grill, and hang out for the day, some of them with million dollar views. Great old fort...More

Thank Ted R
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We discovered Fort Foster while looking on line for birding opportunities near Wells Maine 5/2017. We visited on a dreary morning but found the area to be very well laid out and had excellent birding - saw at least one new to us bird and...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Great scenery. You can bike, walk or swim here. It's a great place to come by yourself or with family and friends. Plan to stay the day. There's grills, picnic tables and plenty of parking Offers views of Kittery Point, ME, Portsmouth, NH and Isles...More

Thank bill f
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Strolled the well-manicured paths on a weekday before the park is officially open on Memorial Day, Spotted song birds and water fowl. Lots of people with dogs with very few on leashes, despite the numerous signs that dogs must be leashed. I assume this is...More

Thank Philly2VT
Reviewed 20 March 2017

First time here. TONS of well behaved dogs! Place was clean. We walked about 4 miles in here. Very easy walk. We climbed some forts, walked along the water Trucked in some snow. Very peaceful. Nice views. If you are an outside person and enjoy...More

Thank NikkiG997
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We enjoyed a lovely family picinic and swim . The views were fantastic and to our surprise a wedding was taking place . Enjoyed watching all the festivities . Took a nice walk around and onto the pier for some great photo ops . People...More

Thank karenlfb
Reviewed 9 February 2017

A beautiful shore side park with lomg walkways and incredible views out to the Isle of Shoals. Lawns, walks and beaches for Luna to run leashed and unleashed. Lighthouses, harbor views and many benches for memories to rest wearied legs. PArking just outside the gate...More

Thank Richard H
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24 September 2016|
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Response from Joe L | Reviewed this property |
The Ft Foster website has a ton of information Season: The park is open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., seven days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Rules: No littering, no alcohol, no hunting, 5 mph speed limit for... More
Richard F
3 July 2016|
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Response from ysd D | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are still there.
Richard F
3 July 2016|
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Response from MeganZopf | Reviewed this property |
Hi Richard...I was at Fort Foster today and yes there are several grills and picnic tables there