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Nice way to spend an afternoon

After a bit of rain and some traffic, this was a great way to stretch our legs. We love to walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Krista R
Hillsborough, New Hampshire
Another Beautiful View!

There isn't much to love about the rocky coast and the deep blue of the waters surrounding it! We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Owensboro, Kentucky
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Located off Ocean Avenue, this popular walking path winds along Kennebunkport's rugged and scenic coastline.
Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a bit of rain and some traffic, this was a great way to stretch our legs. We love to walk along the water and Parson's did not dissappoint.

Thank Krista R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There isn't much to love about the rocky coast and the deep blue of the waters surrounding it! We loved every stop we made in the Kennebunkport area!

Thank DarthDad07
Reviewed 20 July 2018

If you are looking to lose yourself in a serene environment, this is the place! The sweeping views and picturesque setting make this a gem of a spot to relax and rejuvenate your soul.

Thank Douglass H
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Never tire of an early morning walk on Parson’s Wray. 2 miles round trip from Colony Beach to GHWBs spot. Beautiful!

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Ok so I was a bit confused about Parsons Way and Ocean Ave. I realized that Parsons Way is Ocean Ave. It's a part of the coastline that a man donated to Kennebunkport. It's not a separate trail. It is a must do walk. I...More

3  Thank beths1030
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

The Parson’s Way shore walk starts @ Arundel Beach (aka Colony Beach). Follow the sidewalk away from Dock Square along the rocky coastline adjacent to Ocean Drive. The views of Spouting Rock & Blowing Cave are stunning, as are the oceanfront mansions. The walkway leads...More

7  Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Nice place to stop and explore, you can see Spouting Rock and Blowing Cave. Both are nice to see and gave way to some interesting photo ops. However if you have seen other blow holes in other places this won't be as exciting.

1  Thank Travelbugsforlife
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We just came up on this little peice of heaven. Great place to go to put your toes in the ocean. My kids loved it.

Thank mssteelers
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Driving along Ocean Ave this is a must see when the tide is coming in. Great photographic shots of the surf pounding into the rock formation and splashing out with a great froth!

1  Thank Robin N
Reviewed 8 July 2017

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the 1.8 mile round trip walk along Ocean Avenue known as Parson's Way. We found ample parking in front of the Colony Hotel and walked to the overlook for the Bush compound on Walker's Point. The walk features numerous...More

4  Thank westie2
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