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Marginal Way

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Address: Ogunquit, ME
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A scenic 1.5 mile oceanside cliffwalk.

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Great view, lovely walk....

I've been it Perkin's Cove before, but had no idea Marginal Way was there.... My husband and I enjoyed a nice walk on a nice sunny day in April.. We were able to take many photos... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
alise8973
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Orlando, Florida
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Somerset, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice area to walk, relax for a few hours. Easily accessible from downtown ogunquit. Enjoy the beautiful area.

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been it Perkin's Cove before, but had no idea Marginal Way was there.... My husband and I enjoyed a nice walk on a nice sunny day in April.. We were able to take many photos and enjoy the nice sea air!! As someone who uses a cane, I was able to walk on the path with no problem, and... More 

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Thank alise8973
Johnstown, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views of ocean and Maine coastline. Paved bath with benches and places to explore along the way!

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Thank Kristin M
Leominster, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

a beautiful walk along and above the ocean ending at Perkin's Cove where there are quaint shops and a few restaurants.

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Thank DVC2276
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just such a well maintained scenic place to walk. Absolutely recommended for those who want a good work out by taking a long fast paced walk or a leisure walk for those who want more of a stroll.

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Thank Avidtraveller44
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the paved path through gardens and vistas of the rocky coast. I imagine in the summer it is busie but we enjoyed the tranquil walk

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1 Thank Louiecap
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marginal way is a cliff walk with gorgeous ocean views! Rocky coast and beautiful flowers ! The ocean on one side and some gorgeous properties on the other. Starts in Perkins Cove and goes almost to Ogunquit Beach.

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Fremont, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those places you will add to your calendar to keep visiting year after year. My wife and I are lucky enough to live within an hour and we head there 5 times a year at least. It has a path that a wheel chair can go on while it meanders up and down and following the... More 

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Thank dvaughan247
Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't go to Ogunquit and not walk the Marginal Way. One one side the rugged and gorgeous Atlantic and on the other some outstanding homes. It's a great place to people watch too. Enjoy an ice cream when you get to Perkins Cove or a cold one.

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NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've never walked the Marginal Way, you will be quite pleasantly surprised. The path is one of New England's only paved, public shoreline footpaths. It is just 1.25 miles long, and is not too difficult to navigate, even for those with minor mobility issues. There are long stretches that are flat, and the hilly areas are not too steep.... More 

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