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Seaduck Point, Beals Island

Encompassing one-third of Beals Island, this 168-acre forested preserve welcomes visitors to its secluded beach bounded by granite shores.

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Seaduck Point is good for

  • Hiking – Hike 1.5 miles roundtrip along an inviting trail that leads to the preserve’s scenic sand and gravel beach on the shores of Western Bay.
  • Photography – Capture images of iconic coastal Maine scenery of waves pounding rocky headlands and offshore islands.

How to get there

Seaduck Point is accessible from Jonesport via Bridge Street, which connects Beals Island to the mainland. After crossing onto Beals Island, bear left onto Bay View Drive. In 0.2 mile, take a right on Elm Street, and then immediately bear left onto Mill Pond Road. Head past the school and turn left on Bungalow Road in 0.3 mile. Quickly reach intersection and stay left on Seaduck Road. Continue to the parking lot just before the gate (the road beyond the gate is a private way).

Get directions from Google Maps Printable Preserve Map

For a complete map with legend and guidelines, click on the Printable Preserve Map above.

How this place became open to the public

The Seaduck Point Preserve has been long in the making. It was formally part of a larger 300+ acre property. The previous owners generously donated the preserve to MCHT in 2018. The remaining portions of their property were set aside for future development, including affordable housing.

Preserve information/guidelines

  • No Camping Permitted
  • No Fires Permitted
  • Stay on Established Trails
    • Foot Traffic Only – Trails Are Not Suitable for Wheeled Vehicles
  • Carry Out All Trash
    • Including Human and Pet Waste and Toilet Paper
  • Keep Pets Under Control
  • Please Respect the Privacy of Preserve Neighbors