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Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center

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Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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The marsh is exceptional

Scarborough Marsh is the largest in Maine, and it's a beauty. At this time of year (March), the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saco, Maine
Wonderful birding area just off the main drag

Went on a recommendation, even though the center was closed. Wonderful preserve with ample... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
New Philadelphia, Ohio
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“bug spray”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Scarborough Marsh is the largest in Maine, and it's a beauty. At this time of year (March), the Audubon Center itself is closed -- it's just a small structure that's eclipsed by the size of the marsh behind it -- but the marsh itself is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NHjo
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Went on a recommendation, even though the center was closed. Wonderful preserve with ample opportunity to hike, bike or just bird watch.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jjszostek
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I didn't expect the material the center had inside as I thought they only rented canoes and kayaks. there are great knowledgeable people that give a sense of history and identity to the marsh we drive by everyday.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Pros: Lovely scenery Abundant with bird life Easy paddling Very helpful staff Nice store for useful items and gifts Appropriately priced paddling Cons: Depending on tide it could be a little challenging for a new kayaker to get in and out of the kayak. Help...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NHDOC01
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

It was a beautiful day and perfect conditions for kayaking with our dog. We even took a couple of adult beverages to reward ourselves on the return float. Some of our delight in the day was ruined when we were greeted back at the center...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank HerTriness
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Floating through the marsh was a perfect way to relax. I grabbed my kayak and was on the water in minutes. The staff was awesome. Super helpful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OuelletteM
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We were short on time one morning so we took a guided tour. There was nothing wrong with the tour, we just regret not going it alone and taking more time. The water trail is very nice and the marsh is lovely and quiet. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I didn't stop but drove by a bunch seeing people kayak through the marsh, looks like you can rent the kayaks there. Beautiful place.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jenniferbE1357TB
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This is a great place to have a nice kayak experience. You can kayak for hours and observe nature at it's finest. We go here every summer for a peaceful day!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank jennifersT3309IV
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Great place to visit and learn about the marsh. You can take canoes and/or kayaks on the water and they have guided tours. The moonlight paddle is especially educational and interesting.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Mike S
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Michael H
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Response from Arnie S | Reviewed this property |
I did not fish, don't know.