Jonesport, America

Jonesport, America

Wayfinding

For travelers coming from the west, the Byway route  begins on Route 1 in the historic fishing town of Milbridge, or at the confluence of Route 1 and Route 182 in Cherryfield. Both entry points are about 30 miles east of the city of Ellsworth, 50 miles northeast of Bar Harbor, about 60 miles southeast from Bangor International Airport, and 69 miles east of Belfast.
North Route 1 in Columbia Falls

North Route 1 in Columbia Falls

From northern Maine and the Maritimes, the Byway route begins in the town of Perry, where Route 1 joins Route 190 toward Eastport, about 20 miles southeast of Calais. From the Bay of Fundy, the Gulf of Maine, or from Campobello Island, Grand Manan Island, or Deer Island, the route begins in Eastport or Lubec. From Milbridge, the Byway follows Route 1 through Cherryfield, HarringtonColumbia, and Columbia Falls, then turns south onto Route 187 through Addison and Jonesport, rejoining Route 1 in Jonesboro and continuing east through Whitneyville and Machias. In East Machias, the route follows route 191 south through portions of Machiasport, WhitingCutler and Trescott before turning east onto 189 in Lubec. The byway route returns along Route 189 to Route 1 in Whiting and then through EdmundsDennysvillePembroke and Perry. It turns right onto Route 190, through Pleasant Point into Eastport. The route ends at the junction of Route 190 (Washington Street) and Water Street in Eastport. The Bold Coast Scenic Byway is marked from beginning to end with Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) Maine Scenic Byways route marker signs. The Scenic Byway route follows state and state-aid roads, which are well marked with official state route signs. Major attractions such as parks and town centers are marked with standard state and federal recreation site signs and town line markers.
North Route 1 in Machias

North Route 1 in Machias

Inventorying Our Scenic Resources

Inventorying Our Scenic Resources

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