• Bailey Island Beaches

    Cedar Beach

    Mackerel Cove

    You can drive to it, and there is a public boat launch there. This cove is a working cove, filled with boats. This cove is sandy however water shoes may be recommended. This is a public Beach and there is some parking.

    Garrison Cove

    You can walk to this beach across the road from the house. This is also a working cove so you will find many boats and there is a public boat launch as well. Water shoes would also be recommended.

    Land’s End

    Following the road past the house will bring you to Land’s End. A wonderful cove, beautiful sea views, short trails over the rocks and a gift shop await.

    Please Note: Swimming is chilly on Bailey Island.

  • Giant Stairs

    Giant Stairs Bailey IslandThis 1/4-mile shore walk features open views of the Atlantic Ocean, crashing surf on rocky cliffs (when waves are high) and the noted ‘Giant Stairs’ formed by differential erosion of an intrusive volcanic dike. This trail is located near private property. Please respect the adjacent landowners’ privacy and stay along the shore.


    Approximately 1.5 miles south of the Cribstone bridge (just after seeing Mackerel Cove on the right), turn left on Washington Street. Park at the Episcopal chapel (when there are not services) or carefully along the street so as to not block traffic. Signs are posted at either end of the trail indicating access points.

  • Eat Local

    lobstercooksWe encourage our guests to support local business in the Bailey Island and Harpswell area. For a list of great restaurants and for more information on Harpswell activities visit Harpswell Maine Business Association


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