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blue Emery Path

Trail

0.6 mile 0.9 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 474' 144 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 556' 170 m
Low: 82' 25 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 16% (9°)
Max Grade: 61% (31°)

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Trail shared by James Kaiser

The Emery Path starts near Sieur de Monts Nature Center and follows dramatic stone steps partway up.

James Kaiser

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Family Friendly Dramatic stone steps lend a fairytale quality to the Emery Path

Description

The Emery Path starts near Sieur de Monts Nature Center and follows a series of dramatic stone steps partway up the east face of Dorr Mountain. The steps, among the finest stonework in Acadia National Park, twist and turn up the mountain like a medieval stair master. The effort is worth it. As the steps open onto broad ledges, beautiful views of forests and meadows unfold to the northeast. As you climb higher, views of Frenchman Bay and the Porcupine Islands also come into view. The higher you climb, the better the views become.

The Emery Path ends at the junction of the Schiff Path, which heads to the top of 1,270-foot Dorr Mountain, and Kurt Diederichs Climb, which heads back to Sieur de Monts Nature Center via the northern edge of the Tarn.

Thanks to guidebook author and photographer, James Kaiser, for sharing this trail description. To learn more about visiting Acadia, check out his .

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Sep 25, 2018
Barbara B
Emery path taken from homans path
Jul 4, 2018
TJ Tee
Jun 21, 2018
Colin McDonald
Sep 21, 2017
Troy Pfeffer
Jul 3, 2017
Jeyi Ng
Jun 15, 2017
Nate Hathaway
May 15, 2017
Sara DeFazio
It was beautiful and easier that expected. People who have a hard time with stairs should avoid it but it is worth the effort. 0.6mi — 0h 20m
Sep 9, 2016
D.j. Herring
took Kurt trail to emery path, cool stone steps most of the way whole loop took an hour

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