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Desert of Maine


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95 Desert Rd.
Freeport, ME 04032
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Call: 207-850-3025


Desert of Maine

Desert of Maine
Desert of Maine
Desert of Maine
Desert of Maine
Desert of Maine

(??.? miles from you)

95 Desert Rd.
Freeport, ME 04032
United States

http://www.desertofmaine.com

Call: 207-850-3025


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Quirky Fun

Night Time Fun

Authentic Local Experience

Good Value

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Why You Should Go...

The Desert of Maine has been a natural oddity worth seeing for almost 100 years.

Explore 30 acres of sand dunes, walk the surrounding wooded trails and spend the night in the campground nestled amongst tr

Great for lovers of history and nature, and for kids who love the sand, the stories, the gemstone hunt, and the unique natural playground located onsite, the surrounding nature trails are also very accessible and well-marked. Snacks, cold drinks, and homemade ice cream are available in the shop along with souvenirs and many Maine-made gifts.

Located just twenty minutes from Portland, two minutes off exit 20 on I-295, and five minutes from all downtown Freeport has to offer including famous outlet shopping and LL Bean's flagship store.

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Why You Should Go...

The Desert of Maine has been a natural oddity worth seeing for almost 100 years.

Explore 30 acres of sand dunes, walk the surrounding wooded trails and spend the night in the campground nestled amongst trees. Take a 35-minute walking tour to learn the site’s natural history and to hear stories about the quirky characters that turned it into a world-renowned roadside attraction. 

Great for lovers of history and nature, and for kids who love the sand, the stories, the gemstone hunt, and the unique natural playground located onsite, the surrounding nature trails are also very accessible and well-marked. Snacks, cold drinks, and homemade ice cream are available in the shop along with souvenirs and many Maine-made gifts.

Located just twenty minutes from Portland, two minutes off exit 20 on I-295, and five minutes from all downtown Freeport has to offer including famous outlet shopping and LL Bean's flagship store.

What You Should Know...

Open: Seasonally: May, June, July, August, September, October

Payment: Cash, Check, Travelers Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover, Debit

Access: Service Animals, Pets, Bicycle

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Audio Tour, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun...

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There are 23 campsites available in the adjacent forest.

House concerts with local musicians are held in the historic barn.

Try the homemade ice cream sandwiches in the gift shop.

Fun Facts

Parts of the barn date as far back as the 1700s.

Whole buildings are buried beneath the sand.

The Desert was once featured in Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

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Why You Should Go...

The Desert of Maine has been a natural oddity worth seeing for almost 100 years.

Explore 30 acres of sand dunes, walk the surrounding wooded trails and spend the night in the campground nestled amongst trees. Take a 35-minute walking tour to learn the site’s natural history and to hear stories about the quirky characters that turned it into a world-renowned roadside attraction. 

Great for lovers of history and nature, and for kids who love the sand, the stories, the gemstone hunt, and the unique natural playground located onsite, the surrounding nature trails are also very accessible and well-marked. Snacks, cold drinks, and homemade ice cream are available in the shop along with souvenirs and many Maine-made gifts.

Located just twenty minutes from Portland, two minutes off exit 20 on I-295, and five minutes from all downtown Freeport has to offer including famous outlet shopping and LL Bean's flagship store.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Seasonally: May, June, July, August, September, October

Payment: Cash, Check, Travelers Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, Discover, Debit

Access: Service Animals, Pets, Bicycle

Parking: Free On-site

Available: Audio Tour, Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Kids Activities, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

How You Can Follow...

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Insider Info

There are 23 campsites available in the adjacent forest.

House concerts with local musicians are held in the historic barn.

Try the homemade ice cream sandwiches in the gift shop.

Fun Facts

Parts of the barn date as far back as the 1700s.

Whole buildings are buried beneath the sand.

The Desert was once featured in Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

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