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Penobscot Narrows Bridge

Routes 1 & 3, Prospect, ME
+1 207-469-6553
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Beautiful views

Very much enjoyed taking the family to the top and seeing the magnificent views of the area. There... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Seth L
via mobile
Not for the faint of heart

The view from the top is impressive. However, the journey to the top is not for the faint of heart... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Patrick S
DeLand, Florida
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Routes 1 & 3, Prospect, ME
+1 207-469-6553
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed taking the family to the top and seeing the magnificent views of the area. There were nearly no visitors when we were there so we were in and out. Totally worth the $2 extra to tack this onto our entry to Fort...More

Thank Seth L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The view from the top is impressive. However, the journey to the top is not for the faint of heart. Upon exiting the elevator, you are immediately greeted by a view outwards, which will scare anyone even slightly afraid of heights. The observatory itself is...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Happened upon this while driving US 1 from Bar Harbor to Rockland, and so glad we took the time to go up in the observatory! Did Fort Knox, too, and that was also very interesting. Great way to spend a couple of hours--even if it...More

Thank SweetAmys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool bridge but hard to get a feel for it without stopping at Fort Knox to look at it. We were traveling to Bar Harbor and went a little out of the way to see this bridge.

Thank Carol0416
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views, a real Wonder of engineering, worth the trip. A 360-degree panorama of the Penobscot river basin. Adjacent is Fort Knox, also fascinating, a Civil War era battlement.

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the bridge and the observatory. Like many on here we saw the bald eagles soaring and fishing to take food back to the nest. Our 300 zoom lens was not quite big enough to get decent eagle pics, but you can see them...More

Thank bigdaddyhank
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this bridge on our drive to Bar Harbor and made a point to visit the next day. We bought the to view both the bridge from the observatory and the fort. The views of the bridge is beautiful. Given I'm afraid of heights,...More

Thank Kelly1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

while we didn't go to the top, i imagine the views are breathtaking. we were cheap and didn't want to pay the fee, so we drove over to the other side and you get a great view of fort knox and also can get great...More

Thank Terrifurniss
Reviewed 14 July 2017

One of a kind bridge in the U.S. Views from the top were very nice. Fort Knox is right next to it so you can visit two great sites in one spot.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Must see! Awesome views from the top! Well worth the extra money with the park! On a clear day we saw both Cadillac and Saddleback Mountains. Great for our 8 year old daughter! There is an elevator that takes you to the first observatory floor....More

Thank Jennifer C
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