Saco River Cruise

2024 Season

We are pleased to announce the schedule for our Historic Cruises presented by the Biddeford Historical Society for the summer of 2024.

The cruises will begin at the Maine State launch on the Pool Road (Rt. 9) near Marblehead Lane in Biddeford. We will proceed up river to the urban area of Biddeford-Saco and then downstream and out to the open ocean at the mouth of the Saco River.

You will have the opportunity to take in the vibrant beauty of nature as we round the outer islands of Biddeford Pool. Wood Island Lighthouse will surely capture your interest in all her majesty. Paul McDonough will be your narrator.

We are limited to six passengers per trip.


10:00 am; please assemble at 9:45 am. The cruise lasts about 2 hours.


All payments must be done through Paypal at the time of registration to secure your seat. The price is $90.00. If the cruise is cancelled due to inclement weather or another reason, a full refund will be issued. There is no rain date.

Cruise Dates
July 19
July 26
August 9
August 15
September 14

Thank you for your support of preserving and protecting the history of Biddeford. I look forward to serving as your narrator on the cruises and welcome you aboard!

- Paul McDonough, President of the Biddeford Historical Society


Please email us if you have any questions.

Saco River Cruise


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Saco River Cruise
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Saco River Cruise
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