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Kennebunkport, Maine: Blowing Cave, Dolphin Tree Carving

Blowing Cave is a water spout attraction, where the waves at high tide roll into a rocky opening and shoot into the air. Nearby may stand a small dolphin carved from a dead tree.

Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport, ME
To get to Blowing Cave, go to "dock square" in Kennebunkport and take a right onto Ocean Ave. toward Walker's Point. Blowing Cave is at Sandy Cove, just east of Cape Arundel, around two miles from town.
Oct. 2014: Tree carving reported gone. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Dolphin carving.

Blowing Cave, Dolphin Tree Carving

The Dolphin Tree Carving is on a different street. It's on the side of the road, and it's in trees. So keep an eye out!

[Andrea, 07/01/2018]

Street address corrected!

Blowing Cave

Turn onto Ocean Ave and follow the road until you come to a pullover spot on the right with a huge black metal anchor. Directly across the way, you will see the Bush Home. You can hear it as you walk down toward the water. The cave is to the left. It takes water in and spouts out air. Really neat!

[Misty Ross, 10/17/2016]
Dolphin Tree Carving, Blowing Cave

My family and I searched the area for the Dolphin Tree Carving. We even talked to some locals who said they couldn't find it any more. New residents moved onto the property and reconstructed the yard, so I think it was destroyed.

[Amanda Appis, 10/19/2014]

Carved dolphin.

Dolphin Tree Carving, Blowing Cave

It's different. A little moldy and green, but still a site.

[Howard, 12/04/2010]

A little smaller than we hallucinated... wonder how that water spout action compares?

Dolphin Tree Carving, Blowing Cave

Along the roadside on route 35 going to Kennebunkport you will find a dolphin carved out of a tree. The tree was destroyed by the ice storm in '99. The owner of the property carved it, or had it carved and it adds a nice view while driving along the road from Kennebunkport.

Also, there is Blowing Cave, located near the Bush compound on Ocean Ave. in Kennebunkport.

[Linda Clark, 06/25/2000]

Blowing Cave is a water spout attraction, where the waves at high tide roll into a rocky opening and shoot into the air.

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