National Parks / Natural World

Saint Croix Island Bar Harbor

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Saint Croix Island
P.O. Box 177
Eagle Lake Road
Bar Harbor
ME 04609
Tel: 207 454 3871


Saint Croix Island International Historic Site is best reached by private vehicle. The site is located eight miles south of Calais, Maine, on U.S. Route 1, and can be reached either by Route 9 from Bangor or U.S. Route 1, the coastal route from Portland and points south. The parking lot is located on the left after entering the mainland site. Several different airlines service airports at Bangor, Maine (103 miles), or Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada (80 miles). Car rentals are available at both airports. The only visitor access to the island is by privately owned boats. Visits to the island are not encouraged due to its fragile nature.

Where are we going today?

The site is focused on establishing a quiet atmosphere of respect meant to promote contemplation of the heroism and suffering of the French colonists in 160405.
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When can we go?

The site is open daily from sunrise to sunset. During the winter, however, the displays and bronze s

Doing our bit

Visits to the island itself are not encouraged due to its fragile nature. The mainland site provides scenic views of the island and the Saint Croix River..

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