Hiking Trails in Acadia National Park
If you have a National Parks Pass, entry to Acadia is free
Explore some of the 230+ TRAILS to help plan the perfect excursion.
Compass Harbor Trail
Pretty simple terrain and took about10 min. one way. View of the water at the end is very nice.
Bar Island Hiking Trail
This is always a fun trail. Great views of the harbor from the top of the island. Pay attention to the tides.
Ocean Path Hiking Trail
Features beautiful wild flowers & is good for all skill levels. Great views all around.
Jesup Path Hiking Trail
Trail is completely flat, much like a boardwalk. Plaques to read about plants & wildlife in the area.
Ship Harbor Trail
Hike over rocks next to the shore line. Absolutely beautiful at sunset.
Gorham Mtn Loop Trail
Lots of rock hopping. Beautiful views. Lots of places to sit & take in the view.
Hunters Beach Hiking Trail
Very nice rock beach. The hike to the beach is also great. Short, easy, pretty!
Thunder Hole Trail
Enjoy scrambling down onto the rocks by the ocean. At high tide it will be booming.
Otter Point Hiking Trail
Leisurely walk with plenty of ocean views. Best high tide & rocks photos here!
This is the ultimate trail if you want to get great views of the park .
Park Loop Road Trail
Beautiful scenery. Few mountain bikers. Awesome, beautiful ride!
Cadillac North Ridge
Hiked North Ridge at 5am to catch the sunrise. Trail markers were easy to follow.
Wonderland Hiking Trail
Beautiful & rewarding. Trail was easy and flat the whole way. Really a gem.
Jesup & Hemlock Loop
It’s a nice, easy walk with plenty of opportunities to stop and take pictures.
Eagle Lake Carriage Rd
Great relatively flat bike ride thru the park. Beautiful views.
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