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General Information

Description - Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park is located west of Brookville, SR 176. The beautiful natural area offers views of rocky shores along Penobscot Bay. Waterfowl and small mammals about in the sanctuary. Nearby is Goose Falls which is a reversing falls run by canoeists and kayakers.

Attractions - Scenic natural area of upland forests, rocky shores and an offshore island provides opportunities for hiking, nature appreciation and cross-country skiing in winter. Picnic tables are available, along with an area to launch canoes and kayaks.

Recreation - Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park offers wildlife viewing, nature photography, picnicking and hiking along beautiful rocky shores of Penobscot Bay. Cross-country skiing is available during winter months. Nearby is Goose Falls which is a reversing falls run by canoeists and kayakers.

Climate - Visitors to the Down East / Acadia Region may expect to find daytime winter temperatures averaging above 18 degrees Fahrenheit (above -8 Celsius). Summer brings southwesterly winds and temperatures averaging above 68 degrees Fahrenheit (above 20 Celsius). The region receives an average of more than 44 inches (112 centimeters) of precipitation each year.

Location - The sanctuary is located on Penobscot Bay south of Bucksport in Brooksville. It can be accessed off Back Road, west of SR 176.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Year-round.


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Contact Information:
Holbrook Island Sanctuary, 172 Indian Bar Point , Harborside, ME, 04642, Phone: 207-326-4012

Additional Information:
Down East / Acadia Region - The vast Down East Region offers sweeping views of Canada and the North Atlantic.
Maine State Parks & Public Reserved Lands - Maine's State Parks and Public Reserved Lands are managed for recreation, wildlife and timber. State Historic Sites preserve the rich heritage of the American Revolution and Civil War.

Links:
Holbrook Island Sanctuary - Official agency Website

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