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Marginal Way

This famed, paved cliff walk meanders for a little over one mile along the ocean, from Perkins Cove to Shore Road right near downtown. Benches are available in many spots to take a rest, take a photo, or just breathe in the salt air and enjoy the crashing surf. It’s a popular spot for weddings, so you may even see a couple tying the knot during your stroll! The land was donated to the town of Ogunquit in 1925 and a nonprofit organization was established in 2010 to protect the Marginal Way for generations to come. Little known fact: the US Postal Service’s stamp commemorating Maine’s Bicentennial in 2020 is a painting by Edward Hopper of a view from the Marginal Way, entitled "Sea at Ogunquit."

**During the Covid-19 pandemic, we ask that guests wear masks at all times (it is impossible to social distance due to the width of the paved walkway) and follow the guidelines established by our Select Board. Please respect others & help keep you and our visitors, our business employees and our residents safe and healthy!