Freeport, Maine: Desert Of Maine

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Address:
95 Desert Rd, Freeport, ME
Directions:
I-295 exit 20, then drive west on Desert Rd to its end.
Hours:
Daily mid-May to mid-Oct. (Call to verify)
Phone:
207-865-6962
RA Rates:
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Desert of Maine.

Desert Of Maine
A former farm and now a wasteland, with real rolling dunes that have swallowed buildings. Take the tram tour and visit the Sand Museum. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Desert Of Maine

We went on a cloudy, overcast day. There had been lots of rain overnight which solved the problem of blowing sand. More to see here than we thought. The gift shop is being thoroughly renovated and will have food service when complete. A great choice for when you are sick of seeing lighthouses.

[LamFam, 06/22/2019]

Camels in the Desert of Maine.

The Desert of Maine

The Desert of Maine is still going strong, albeit a bit chilly on an October morning. A real tribute to man's folly and making lemonade out of lemons. They give you a nice half-hour guided trolley tour and a blanket to sit on. The Sand Museum and gift shop are old-fashioned tourist delights.

[Gunnar Johnson, 10/11/2011]

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