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305 mi 492 km of trail 20 Featured Hikes

Gems 8 Gems Easy Trails 79 Trails Intermediate Trails 89 Trails Hard Trails 13 Trails
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Gems in Downeast Maine and Acadia - 8

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gem Favorite The sun rises over Cadillac Mountain and the archipelago.

Cadillac Mountain Summit

(66) Bar Harbor, ME
gem Favorite Sand Beach, Acadia National Park, ME. with permission from E Koh

Sand Beach

(52) Bar Harbor, ME
gem Favorite Near Thunder Hole, Acadia National Park

Thunder Hole

(48) Bar Harbor, ME
gem Favorite The Iconic Bass Harbor Lighthouse

Bass Harbor Head Light

(32) Tremont, ME
gem Favorite Climbing at Otter Cliff.

Otter Cliff

(28) Bar Harbor, ME
gem Favorite Sunset from Schoodic Point. with permission from Laura Sebastianelli

Schoodic Point

(16) Bar Harbor, ME
gem Favorite Jordan pond crane pose after a famous “popover”.

Jordan Pond House at Jordan Pond

(25) Bar Harbor, ME
gem Favorite View from Beech Mountain Fire Tower

Beech Mountain Fire Tower

(10) Tremont, ME

Featured Hikes in Downeast Maine and Acadia - 20

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Favorite Jordan Pond, ME. with permission from E Koh
Easy/Intermediate

Jordan Pond Path

3.4 mi 5.5 km • Loop • 29 ft Ascent 8.91 m Ascent

(57) Bar Harbor, ME
Favorite View from Great Head Peninsula.
Intermediate

Great Head Trail

1.5 mi 2.3 km • Loop • 232 ft Ascent 70.82 m Ascent

(49) Bar Harbor, ME
Favorite Near Thunder Hole, Acadia National Park
Intermediate/Difficult

Gorham Mountain Loop

3.6 mi 5.9 km • Point to Point • 774 ft Ascent 235.82 m Ascent

(43) Bar Harbor, ME
Favorite View from Acadia Mountain.
Intermediate/Difficult

Acadia Mountain

2.5 mi 4.1 km • Loop • 657 ft Ascent 200.12 m Ascent

(39) Tremont, ME
Favorite A view of Frenchman Bay from Champlain Mountain. with permission from Andrew Stehlik
Difficult

Precipice Loop

2.3 mi 3.6 km • Loop • 1,072 ft Ascent 326.81 m Ascent

(31) Bar Harbor, ME
Favorite Jordan Cliffs Trail. View of Jordan Pond in the fall.
Intermediate/Difficult

Penobscot Mountain Loop

5.2 mi 8.3 km • Loop • 1,043 ft Ascent 317.8 m Ascent

(25) Bar Harbor, ME
Favorite A proper Acadian hello.
Easy

Wonderland Trail

1.3 mi 2.1 km • Loop • 59 ft Ascent 18.07 m Ascent

(30) Tremont, ME
Favorite View from the summit of South Bubble.
Intermediate

Bubble Rock

1.2 mi 1.9 km • Out and Back • 288 ft Ascent 87.74 m Ascent

(27) Bar Harbor, ME

Trails in Downeast Maine and Acadia - 161

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0.6 mi 0.9 km #1Beehive Trail
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Difficult
0.6 mi 0.9 km Bar Harbor, ME 100 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #2Ocean Path
Easy
Bar Harbor, ME
Easy
2.1 mi 3.4 km Bar Harbor, ME 48 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #3Cadillac North Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Bar Harbor, ME 36 
0.8 mi 1.3 km #4Precipice Trail
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Bar Harbor, ME 26 
4.0 mi 6.5 km #5Cadillac South Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
4.0 mi 6.5 km Bar Harbor, ME 30 
2.3 mi 3.6 km #6Bubbles Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.6 km Bar Harbor, ME 24 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #7Gorge Path
Intermediate/Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
2.0 mi 3.3 km Bar Harbor, ME 16 
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8Perpendicular Trail
Difficult
Tremont, ME
Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Tremont, ME
1.5 mi 2.5 km #9Acadia Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tremont, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Tremont, ME 12 
2.3 mi 3.7 km #10Penobscot Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tremont, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Tremont, ME
0.7 mi 1.1 km #11Bowl Trail
Intermediate
Bar Harbor, ME
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Bar Harbor, ME 23 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #12Pemetic South Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Bar Harbor, ME 13 
0.3 mi 0.4 km #13Cadillac Cliffs Path
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Difficult
0.3 mi 0.4 km Bar Harbor, ME 11 
2.6 mi 4.2 km #14Canon Brook Trail
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Difficult
2.6 mi 4.2 km Bar Harbor, ME
1.9 mi 3.0 km #15Parkman Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Tremont, ME
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Tremont, ME
2.2 mi 3.5 km #16Giant Slide Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Bar Harbor, ME
0.8 mi 1.3 km #17Canada Cliffs Trail
Intermediate
Tremont, ME
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Tremont, ME
1.4 mi 2.3 km #18Day Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Bar Harbor, ME
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Bar Harbor, ME
0.6 mi 1.0 km #19Canada Cliffs Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tremont, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Tremont, ME
0.8 mi 1.3 km #20Cliff Trail
Intermediate
Stonington, ME
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Stonington, ME

Photos of Downeast Maine and Acadia - 218

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The Iconic Bass Harbor Lighthouse
Jul 12, 2016 near Tremont, ME
Near Thunder Hole, Acadia National Park
Aug 25, 2015 near Bar Harbor, ME
Milk Way Above Eagle Lake, Acadia National Park, ME
Apr 1, 2015 near Bar Harbor, ME
The sun rises over Cadillac Mountain and the archipelago.
Mar 30, 2017 near Bar Harbor, ME
Sand Beach, Acadia National Park, ME. with permission from E Koh
Jun 21, 2016 near Bar Harbor, ME
Hop across the road from the Anvil Trail to soak up this gorgeous Schoodic Peninsula coastal landscape.
Mar 30, 2017 near Gouldsboro, ME
A view of Frenchman Bay from Champlain Mountain. with permission from Andrew Stehlik
Jun 23, 2016 near Bar Harbor, ME
Jordan Pond, ME. with permission from E Koh
Jun 23, 2016 near Bar Harbor, ME

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