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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

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

Sand Beach

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

Thunder Hole

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

Bass Harbor Head Light

(36) Tremont, ME
gem Favorite rockline

Otter Cliff

(29) Bar Harbor, ME
gem Favorite Surf at Schoodic after recent storm

Schoodic Point

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

Jordan Pond House at Jordan Pond

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

Beech Mountain Fire Tower

(13) Tremont, ME

Recommended Routes in Downeast Maine and Acadia - 22

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

Jordan Pond Path

3.4 mi 5.5 km 29' Up 8.91 m Up 28' Down 8.55 m Down

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

Gorham Mountain Loop

3.6 mi 5.9 km 774' Up 235.82 m Up 781' Down 238.17 m Down

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

Great Head Trail

1.5 mi 2.3 km 232' Up 70.82 m Up 235' Down 71.56 m Down

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

Acadia Mountain

2.5 mi 4.1 km 657' Up 200.12 m Up 656' Down 200.01 m Down

Tremont, ME
Favorite Precipice Trail lives up to its name.
Difficult

Precipice Loop

2.3 mi 3.6 km 1,072' Up 326.81 m Up 1,071' Down 326.54 m Down

Bar Harbor, ME
Favorite Jordan Cliffs Trail. View of Jordan Pond in the fall.
Difficult

Penobscot Mountain Loop

5.2 mi 8.3 km 1,043' Up 317.8 m Up 1,043' Down 317.94 m Down

Bar Harbor, ME
Favorite A proper Acadian hello.
Easy

Wonderland Trail

1.3 mi 2.1 km 59' Up 18.07 m Up 59' Down 18.08 m Down

Tremont, ME
Favorite View from the summit of South Bubble.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bubble Rock

1.2 mi 1.9 km 288' Up 87.74 m Up 288' Down 87.64 m Down

Bar Harbor, ME
Favorite Views of Long Pond from Beech Mountain
Intermediate

Beech Mountain Trail

1.2 mi 1.9 km 353' Up 107.61 m Up 353' Down 107.48 m Down

Tremont, ME

Downeast Maine and Acadia Hiking

  • 404 Miles 650 Kilometers of Trail
  • 22 Recommended Routes
  • 8 Gems Gems
  • 66 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 107 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 31 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Downeast Maine and Acadia - 182

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0.6 mi 0.9 km #1Beehive Trail
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME 116 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #2Ocean Path
Easy/Intermediate
Bar Harbor, ME
Easy/Intermediate
Bar Harbor, ME 52 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #3Cadillac North Ridge Trail
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME 41 
4.0 mi 6.5 km #4Cadillac South Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME 33 
0.8 mi 1.3 km #5Precipice Trail
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME 27 
2.3 mi 3.6 km #6Bubbles Trail
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME 29 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #7Gorge Path
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME 18 
1.5 mi 2.5 km #8Acadia Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tremont, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
Tremont, ME 13 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #9Pemetic South Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Intermediate/Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME 14 
2.6 mi 4.2 km #10Canon Brook Trail
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME
Difficult
Bar Harbor, ME

Photos of Downeast Maine and Acadia - 247

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The Iconic Bass Harbor Lighthouse
Jul 12, 2016 near Tremont, ME
Milk Way Above Eagle Lake, Acadia National Park, ME
Apr 1, 2015 near Bar Harbor, ME
Near Thunder Hole, Acadia National Park
Aug 25, 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
Sunrise on Cadillac.
Apr 7, 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
Trail conditions and walking path.
Jul 9, 2020 near Bar Harbor, ME