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Things to see

  • Village Center
  • Channing Chapel
  • Bike, Bus and Ferry
  • Schoodic National Scenic Byway
    Winter Harbor Village
    A classic coastal Maine village with everything you need, including restaurants, groceries, local theater, historical museum, harbor, and even a 5&10. This is a good place to stock up on what you need before continue your journey to Acadia National Park's Schoodic Point Loop Road. Most visitor come by car, but you have options for biking, ferries and buses.

    Village Sites and Interpretive Signs
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    History and Archetecture
    Aerial View of Winter Harbor Channing Chapel
    Aerial View of Winter Harbor Channing Chapel - Formerly a Unitarian Church
    Now serves as the Winter Harbor Public Library

    Henry Cove

    Locally known as "the flag pole", Henry Cove is the first thing you see driving into Winter Harbor. This is where you get a close look at the tidal flats and working fishermen of Winter Harbor. Now featuring a high-tide boat ramp, the "cleat", a locally carved granite sculpture, interpretive signs and an information kiosk.

    Henry Cove Interpretive Signs and Sculptures
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    Lobstering for a Living Lighthouse Tide Guage Cleat
    Lobstering for a Living Lighthouse Granite Cleat
    With Tide Gauge
    (Photo:Copyright V. Kelly Bellis)

    Special:In 1958 Ford Motor Company published a short article by Margaret Blaisdell with Artwork by Ed Turner.

    Camp Moore

    Camp Moore is delightful small beach located neat to the village. Kids can explore the shoreline for sea creatures and tidal pools.
    Camp Moore
    Camp Moore Camp  Moore Camp Moore Beach
    Camp Moore Entrance Camp Moore Vista Camp Moore Discoveries

    At the junction of Main Street and Route 186 in downtown Winter Harbor, you will be awed by the beauty of the working harbor before you. This area known as Henry's Cove contains a private marina.