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Enjoyable trail

Challenging to find with directions but spectacular views while enjoying a walk. Easy to follow... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Cathy M
Excellent Portland, ME self excursion from cruise ship!

We took a lyfy there from our cruise ship on recommendation of a friend. It was beautiful and a... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
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Painter Winslow Homer often walked this lovely mile-long walk.
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Black Point Road, Near Scarborough Beach, Prouts Neck, ME
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Challenging to find with directions but spectacular views while enjoying a walk. Easy to follow and well taken care of .

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We took a lyfy there from our cruise ship on recommendation of a friend. It was beautiful and a nice little hike...shortish and theres a nice beach at the beginning but we didnt go back to it since it was hot out and we were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018

i guess we didn't read the reviews carefully enough. We tried to park at the Inn but they wouldn't let us-- we asked some woman walking her dogs to point out the best way to reach the cliff walk, she was fake polite, but made...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Hard to reach, the little store where you could buy a water back in the day, is closed. No facilities, no parking, walk not marked, private property everywhere.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I'm no snake-o-phobe but this happened along the Cliff Walk at Prouts Neck: It took us a while to find the trail on foot from the Ferry Beach parking, through a private community where every lane is marked NO TRESPASSING. Plus there was a cop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Though this is a beautiful walk with stunning views, it is a hike to get to the walk. The entrance is tricky to find and there are a number of areas that are hard to navigate due to serious erosion. This is not a walk...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

While this might have been a nice trail in the path, much of it has eroded making it really challenging. Plus, it’s a pain to get to because you have to cross on private land to start and end the hike.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Definitely worth an hour or two. There is no parking near the walk; the nearest public parking (inexpensive) is at the Ferry Road beach, about 15 min walk to the start of the Cliff Walk. The entrance to the Cliff Walk is a little hard...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Those rocks... They are just amazing how the water has formed them into amazing work of art. Worth walking over the cliff to admire the view/nature

Date of experience: July 2017
Reviewed 16 June 2018

People should know that although this walk is beautiful it is not an easy walk.there are many narrow parts and climbing over rocks. There are no rails on parts of the cliff. We enjoyed our walk but concurred that it was not easy

Date of experience: June 2018
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Cindy H
17 July 2018
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Response from Diana M | Reviewed this property
Not sure as we didn’t eat near the Cliffs.
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billsam58
25 May 2017
Response from JeremyW1425 | Reviewed this property
Yes, I believe they must be on a leash, but early in the morning you could probably get away with no leash.
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Carolyn A
10 May 2015
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Response from MainelyMom | Reviewed this property
That's incorrect. There is not a convenient place to park. Parking is only allowed at the Blackpoint Inn if you are a guest. Otherwise it is a hike to park (and pay) at Ferry Beach and walk about a half mile to the entrance... More
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