Belfast Area
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Belfast

Belfast City Park
15 Acres on Penobscot Bay, Beach and pool.
Ball park,tennis courts, gardens, children's theme park, barbeque area.

Heritage Park
Downtown Belfast
overlooking marina, harbor, and Penobscot Bay.

Steamboat Landing Park
Boat house, beach area, dingy launch.

Belfast Historical Society and Museum
10 Market Street
Belfast, ME 04915
Phone: 207 338-9229
Exhibits featuring Belfast's maritime history, notables, Percy Sanborn paintings and "All Things Belfast".
Photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, and maps
Open: late June - Labor Day
Hours: Tues - Sat 11am - 4 pm
Sponsor of Belfast's Museum In The Streets. A self-guided walking tour of historic places and buildings in the city.

Nearby

Penobscot Marine Museum
Maine's First Maritime Museum
US Route 1 and Church Street
Searsport, Maine 04974
207-548-2529
penobscotmarinemuseum.org
A cluster of 13 buildings in Searsport tracing the shipbuilding and maritime history of the area.
Exhibits detail life at sea and at home in the 19th century.

The Owls Head
Transportation Museum

Route 73
Owls Head, Maine
November through March
10 AM to 4 PM
April through October
10 AM to 5 PM
ohtm.org

The Farnsworth Art Museum and
Wyeth Center

16 Museum Street
Rockland ME 04841
207-596-6457
farnsworthmuseum.org
E-mail farnsworth@midcoast.com
The Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of American art. Such great names in 18th- and 19th-century American art history as Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Sully, Thomas Eakins, Eastman Johnson, Fitz Hugh Lane, Frank Benson, Childe Hassam, and Maurice Prendergast are represented in the museum's permanent collection


State & National Parks

Moose Point State Park
310 W Main St
Searsport, ME 04974
207-548-2882
Beautiful views, evergreen groves, tidal pools and hiking trails.

Swan Lake State Park
RR 2, Box 3300
Belfast, ME 04915
207-525-4404
67 acres. Picnic area, playground, shelter, swimming, lifeguard, supervision.

Lake St. George State Park
17 miles west of Belfast
Beautiful lake. 38 RV sites, several are shaded, 18 pull-thrus. Freshwater fishing, swimming, boating and playground facilities.

Fort Point State Park
Three miles off U.S. Route 1
Stockton Springs
Fort Point State Park occupies a long peninsula with a rocky shore and panoramic views of the Penobscot River and Penobscot Bay. Fort Pownall was established in 1759 at the point of the peninsula
The 120 are park includes Fort Point State Historic Site and the Fort Point Light Station


Fort Knox State Park
Route 174
Bucksport
fortknox.maineguide.com
Fort Knox is one of largest old forts in the U.S. and the one of the best best preserved forts in New England.

Camden Hills State Park &
Mount Battie

Camden
280 Belfast Road
Camden, ME 04843
Park season: 207-236-3109
Off-season: 207-236-0849
The park has 30 miles of hiking trails & camping area with 107 sites. Also a picnic area, rocky shoreline.
Mount Battie, almost 800 feet high, has beutiful views of Camden and the Maine coast


Vesper Hill Children's Chapel
Camden
A gift to the community from Helene Bok in 1960 it is maintained by the Vesper Hill Helene Bok Helen Bok wrote:
"This Chapel is built to the memory of all young people who have passed through this world and gained God by so doing. It stands for freedom of thought, prayer and action. It stands for holiness within the heart and wholesomeness within the body, and for God in the heart each waking hour.
May the Lord bless all young people who come here for spiritual and mental refreshment."
The chapel is very popular for weddings. To make a reservation, contact Merryspring Nature Park in Camden at 236-2239. It is open mid-April to the end of October


Acadia National Park
Mount Desert Island
Bar Harbor area.
www.nps.gov/acad


Area Guides

The Belfast Area
Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 58
Belfast, ME 04915
207-338-5900
email: info@belfastmaine.org
Web site: www.belfastmaine.org
Visitor Center is at the foot of Main Street
Go to their site to get their free, award winning, guide to the Belfast area .


Our Town Belfast
The Mall on High Strteet
171 High Steet
Belfast, Maine 04915
207-323-9100
Web site: ourtownbelfast.org
Our Town helps businesses and people starting a business. They produce music, fun and festivals that attract tourists to downtown Belfast.

Maine Coast Welcome Center
169 Searsport Ave., Route 1,
Belfast Maine 04915
Telephone: 207-930-3633
E-mail: info@maine-coast-welcome-center.com
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Maine Coast Welcome Center directory: Information on Places to Stay, Shopping, Things to Do, Places to Eat, Real Estate, Healthcare Facilities, Retirement and other Services available in the state of Maine.
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