Fort Point State Park

Fort Point State Park


Location:Off US 1 in Stockton Springs, on the tip of a peninsula jutting into Penobscot Bay.
Facilities:Picnic area, remains of historic fort with interpretive panels. Open Memorial Day-Labor Day.
Activities:Fishing, boating, hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing (when roads are closed in winter).
Special Features:Park features more than a mile of rocky shore, a tidal sandbar, and diverse habitat for a variety of plants and animals. It also includes Fort Point State Historic Site (the remains of Fort Pownall) and the Fort Point Light Station, which was built in 1836 as the first river light in Maine.
Address:c/o Bureau of Parks & Lands
106 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME 04401

Phone:207-941-4014
Web: www.maine.gov/doc/parks/programs/db_search
Size: 156 acres.

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