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Bailey Island Bridge (Cribstone Bridge)

Bailey Island, ME 04330
+1 207-774-7871
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So Unique!!

This bridge really is a site to behold. The amount of granite that went into building it and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nancyloveswine
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Austin, Texas
Great early walk!!

Went for a early morning walk every day for a week Great views from the bridge overlooking Casco... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
casuffit
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Shrewsbury, New Jersey
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Bridge connecting Bailey and Orrs islands.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“one of a kind” (13 reviews)
“lobster” (7 reviews)
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Bailey Island, ME 04330
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+1 207-774-7871
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"engineering feat"
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"worth the trip"
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"amazing views"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This bridge really is a site to behold. The amount of granite that went into building it and the fact that there are no screws (the bridge is its own infrastructure) makes it remarkable. Just it's excellent design makes it fun to watch as the...More

Thank nancyloveswine
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Went for a early morning walk every day for a week Great views from the bridge overlooking Casco Bay .Good breakfast nearby !

Thank casuffit
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

This amazing bridge was built in the 1920s to connect Orr's Island and Bailey Island. It is built entirely of huge granite slabs stacked in a cross work fashion so that water can pass through it. I have never seen anything like it. No mortar...More

Thank coldmtn
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

When you cross into Bailey Island via the cribstone bridge you know you've entered a special place. The bridge is a bit narrow, but we have crossed with a semi coming from the opposite direction. I love the history. Here is information I found on...More

Thank Corkyhart
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a very interesting bridge as the bridge is constructed of large blocks of rocks stacked on top of each other with no mortar used to hold the blocks together. This allows the tides and storms to pass through the bridge. I think this...More

Thank Thomas F
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Best place and experience always. Tiny place with big appeal ! Love the bartender Amy, best I've ever seen. I've seen alot ha ha....the staff are great and friendly and love all the chats with the local fishermen. GREAT place always !

Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

I really don't pay much attention to small bridges but this is so cool. Large marble blocks stacked to create an amazing bridge- I am not a civil engineer so I can't really say much more about it, but very cool. We were lucky enough...More

1  Thank punkiepam
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

You have to stop at cooks lobster to enjoy the beauty and functionality of such construction The beautiful countryside on either side of it is beautiful to see

1  Thank bill31Maine
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

If you are driving nearby, stop and walk the bridge. It offers excellent water views and the fishing village.

1  Thank Angie H
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

I am not a huge fan of traveling over this bridge. If I didn't want to get too " lands' end" I wouldn't even travel this road. I'm sure the lanes are the correct width, it just feels too tight and I always hope that...More

2  Thank P A
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ltully2017
5 July 2017|
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Response from gogranny60 | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry as I don't know about it's clearance height. Also sorry that I didn't notice your question till now.
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