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Gardiner Waterfront

Waterfront Park, Gardiner, ME 04345
+1 207-582-3100
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Beautiful for a stroll

This river front area in Gardiner, ME is really very picturesque. There is parking, beautiful views... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gloucester, Massachusetts
Nice little spot

Soothing by the water, park benches, dogs well controlled, and occasional musical event. Don't miss... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Rachel R
Gardiner, Maine
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Beautiful area in downtown Gardiner, Maine with a public boat launch, boardwalk, boat slips, fishing and picnic area.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good47%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“rail trail” (2 reviews)
“boat launch” (3 reviews)
Waterfront Park, Gardiner, ME 04345
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This river front area in Gardiner, ME is really very picturesque. There is parking, beautiful views of the river, benches to sit and a nice walk way. The area is very well maintained and clean. I greatly enjoyed my visit.

Thank Hexy
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Soothing by the water, park benches, dogs well controlled, and occasional musical event. Don't miss the "secret path" in the woods, and check out the fairy houses!

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This place is magical. Scenic views, lots of places to walk or sit and just enjoy. Was in town for the Johnson Hall Summer Concert Series and could not have asked for a more beautiful day. Great spot! Mike Van Summern played Austin, Texas blues...More

Thank Travelbeach1
Reviewed 10 July 2017

With all of the sandwich places around Gardiner, this is a perfect place to take your lunch and just sit along the river. There are a few picnic tables and grassy areas to sit. There is a nice, short trail called "Steamboat Lane Trail" that...More

Thank Momof2inMaine
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Very peaceful, Beautiful & Relaxing! We drop our boat in here to head to Boothbay Harbor/Popham. Easy access in and out. The park is always clean. I see police patrol travel through often which makes you feel safe & secure and worry free vehicle parking...More

Thank Marcia A
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Quite often in the summer my husband and I will get a sandwich or something and take it to the Gardiner Waterfront part to eat it. There are nice grassy areas, plants and flowers and nice board walk. The Kennebec River flows by and it's...More

Thank Twinkle04345
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Several of us participated in the 2016 Cruise In of antique vehicles on Thursdays, May through September, at the Gardiner Waterfront. As cars, trucks and motorcycles made their appearance, the First Baptist Church, along with Central Maine Meats, provided food and cold & hot drinks....More

Thank Dawne M
Reviewed 14 October 2016

While it can get busy at times, it is mostly quiet. This riverside park is a nice place in Gardiner to unwind and relax. There is a public boat launch here, so there is some action and its great to overhear what people are saying...More

Thank Tim O
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to people watch, drink coffee and enjoy the view! Love the water, plenty of parking, close to downtown. In contrast to where I live now. Gardiner Montana.

Thank Notallwhowander11
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Take the pups and walk along the river, sit on a grassy slope to watch a loon dive under the surface, look up to see an eagle soaring overhead or be surprised as a fish jumps up from the depths and sends out expanding circles...More

Thank Syndi04345
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