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Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory: The Tallest Bridge Observatory in the World!

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Address:
Prospect, ME, United States
Directions: The observatory is easy to get to, with the entrance just off Route 1 in Prospect on Route 174. All visitors must enter through the Fort Knox State Historic Site, located at 711 Fort Knox Road in Prospect.
Phone number: (207) 469-7719
Website:
Hours:

May 1 to June 30: 9 AM to 5 PM
July 1 to August 31: 9 AM to 6 PM
Sept 1 to Oct 31 : 9 AM to 5 PM
**Fort Knox is open from May 1 through October 31 from 9 AM to sunset.

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"The Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory is the crown jewel of coastal Maine, offering spectacular 360-degree views of the Penobscot River and Bay, the Maine countryside and the distant western mountains. Tourists and travel writers alike have been attracted to the unique character of this structure, its historical significance and the stunning vistas. Engineering and transportation geeks are fascinated by the award-winning and innovative design. Visitors of all ages and interests will enjoy this unique campus that includes

  • the tallest public bridge observatory in the world;
  • historic Fort Knox;
  • picnic tables and grills;
  • a diversity of interpretive panels explaining the history of the region, natural wildlife of the area and more;
  • a covered pavilion for hosting family reunions, small weddings and other special events; as well as
  • the perfect backdrops for your vacation or family photos."

Hours of operations:

  • May 1 to June 30: 9 AM to 5 PM
  • July 1 to August 31: 9 AM to 6 PM
  • Sept 1 to Oct 31 : 9 AM to 5 PM

**Fort Knox is open from May 1 through October 31 from 9 AM to sunset.

(Source: Maine DOT)

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Photo: 331dot at English Wikipedia [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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