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La Verna Preserve

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Route 32, Bristol, ME
+1 207-563-2196
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Easy Hike, Gorgeous views

I grew up in this area during the summers. We always enjoyed a walk "Back shore". The Laverne... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
sorrylaurie
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Winthrop, Maine
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A Nice Hike the Ends with Beautiful Water Views

One of the best features of Maine is all of its Preserves - lands held for public use and cared for... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
blinibaby
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Damariscotta, Maine
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“rocky coast” (4 reviews)
“easy hike” (3 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (4 reviews)
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Route 32, Bristol, ME
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+1 207-563-2196
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I grew up in this area during the summers. We always enjoyed a walk "Back shore". The Laverne Preserve had preserved my memories forever. It's a very well planned and easy hike to absolutely gorgeous views of the rugged Maine coastline. Plan on at least...More

Thank sorrylaurie
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

One of the best features of Maine is all of its Preserves - lands held for public use and cared for by various land trusts. LaVerna Preserve is one of the properties of the Pemaquid Watershed Association and is well worth a morning or afternoon...More

Thank blinibaby
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A great nature walk that has a series of trails to through the woods and along the coast. Great views and easy to navigate.

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

A lovely, easy 20 minute walk out to wonderful ocean vistas - and free! Well worth it. So beautiful!

Thank 800Abby
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

This La Verna trail was a mostly level well kept trail through the woods, culminating in your arrival at a spectacular rocky point on the ocean. Rock formations were fascinating. We went a bit further along the water on the Tibbits trail. Just a few...More

Thank Doris2167
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Easy hike out to a picturesque piece of the Maine coast. Good spot for a picnic lunch. Three trail options. Bring your bug spray, mosquitoes can be rough.

Thank Glen S
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

We took our time and climbed all over the rocks and watched seals, guillemots, Ducks, cormorants, lobsterman, the tourist boat, etc. It's just a 2 1/2 mile hike but we spent lots of enjoyable time here. Very nice that they allow leashed dogs - the...More

Thank Sylvia G
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

I have hiked many places along the rock bound coast of Maine and this preserve ranks among one of the most enjoyable. The trails are very well maintained and marked. Nature is beautiful throughout. Once you get to the trail along the Atlantic Ocean the...More

Thank TundraJayco
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

a preserve that has a nice walk along the water. went on a overcast day in may, coolish, around 50 degrees. about a half hour walk to the shoreline and a wonderful view of the water and rocky coastline. we saw several pairs of mergansers....More

1  Thank offwego2011
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lollypop hiking loop through nice forest and then the highlight--1/2 mile of trail along the rocky shore of the ocean with big vista of water and islands near and far. Trail well maintained and marked. Maps available at kiosk at parking area.

Thank Amy P
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