Acadia National Park & Bar Harbor

Great Cranberry Island, Maine

View of Cranberry Islands from Cadillac Mountain
Great Cranberry Island General Store
Pier on Great Cranberry Island
Pier with Southwest Harbor in distance
Jumping off pier in Cranberry Isles
View of Mount Desert Island from Great Cranberry Island

Great Cranberry Island, the largest of the Cranberry Isles, has a truly commanding and spectacular view of Mount Desert Island and the mountains of Acadia National Park in Maine. Located near the southern entrance to Somes Sound, you can view Manset, Southwest Harborand Somes Sound to the northeast from the public pier. Sutton Island and Northeast Harbor are to the north. Little Cranberry Island and Islesford are to the east. (see photos)

There is a little general store on the north side of Great Cranberry Island near the pier that provides the usual fares. Access to the island is by boat. You can rent a boat in Manset or use one of the following services listed below.

Beal & Bunker Mail Boat and Ferry Service
    (207) 244-3575

The Cranberry Cove Boating Co.
    (207) 244-5882 or (207) 460-3977

The Delight Water Taxi and Custom Cruises
    (207) 244-5724

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