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Maine Coast at Low Tide

A July 2003 trip to Seawall by bmesser

Salt Water Marsh Photo, Seawall, Maine More Photos
Quote: Seawall is a great place to look for sea glass and to explore tidepools at low tide.

Maine Coast at Low Tide

Overview

Salt Water Marsh Photo, Seawall, Maine
Quote:
Seawall picnic area is a great place to go for a picnic lunch. While you relax, the kids can explore tide pools and look for sea glass.

Quick Tips:

There are two main areas to park. Before the picnic area, your first view of Seawall will have a parking area to the right of the road. A sea marsh sets behind the parking area. Further down the road is the picnic area. I believe the sign at the road says Day Area.

Best Way To Get Around:

Car to get there. On foot to explore.
Sea Glass and Tide Pools Photo, Seawall, Maine
Quote:
Seawall is named for just that, a natural seawall that extends out into the sea. Much different from most of the coastal areas here, many of the rocks are small, round, and smooth from being banged against each other with the tides. This is more evident in the picture in the overview. This is a great place to explore tidepools and look for seaglass. The waves move the rocks over the pieces of glass, making them smoother with each tide. The picnic area is a great place to stop. After you eat, you can relax while the kids explore. Be very careful: the seaweed can be very slippery and many rocks are completely covered. Keep a watchful eye on the kids! The tidepools don't...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 11, 2003

Sea Glass and Tide Pools
Route 102
Seawall, Maine

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bmesser

bmesser
Ashford, Connecticut