Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park Guide Book

by Dolores Kong & Dan Ring (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Acadia National Park  by Dolores Kong & Dan Ring

128pp/maps
ISBN: 9781493005437

Best Easy Day Hikes Acadia National Park includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for easy-to-follow hikes in an area of Maine that has long captivated artists, millionaires, generations of families, and even presidents. Stroll along Ocean Path to see the pink granite cliffs, blue skies, and white surf. From atop Cadillac Mountain, watch fog rolling in over Frenchman Bay below.

© 2015 Dolores Kong and Dan Ring/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 21.
... Preview: The hike to 681-foot Acadia Mountain is along one of the older trails in the park and leads to a beautiful outlook of Somes Sound, the only fjord-like feature on the Atlantic coast of the United State ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Southwest Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: A low-tide walk leads to a rocky island off Bar Harbor, providing a unique perspective back toward town and its mountain backdrop. The trail can also offer a close-up view of seagulls feeding, or star ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Get a close-up view of the only lighthouse on Mount Desert Island, which continues to guide boaters safely into Bass Harbor with its red beacon. Stairs bring you down the steep bluff to an overlook pr ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bass Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.2
... Preview: Intricately laid stone steps lead much of the way to open views along Huguenot Head, on the shoulder of Champlain Mountain. In line with its more than a century-old history, this route’s name is rev ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: Enjoy cliff-top views of Echo Lake and beyond from this easy trail featuring a loop and out-and-back section. You can see the fire tower on nearby Beech Mountain from a rocky knob. From spring to mids ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Acadia National Park, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: This hike offers great views of Long Pond and Somes Sound, along with a chance to climb to the first platform of the park’s only fire tower, a steel structure, still in good condition, atop 839-foot B ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Echo Lake, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
... Preview: A moderate hike with some steep stretches brings you to 360-degree views from South Bubble and an up-close perspective of Bubble Rock, a precariously perched glacial erratic visible from the Park Loop ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Seal Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Located at the top of Acadia’s highest mountain, this short and easy trail offers maybe the best views in the park and plaques that identify more than forty islands, peaks, and other key points that l ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 0.3
... Preview: Enjoy expansive views from the summit of Champlain Mountain and all along the open ridge, the closest to the ocean of all of Acadia’s ridges. At times you’ll see the contrast of fog rolling in over Fr ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Situated just outside Bar Harbor, this easy trail offers both important history—it’s the former site of park pioneer George B. Dorr’s estate—and sweeping ocean views—its point is right on Frenchman Ba ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: This hike takes you up one of the lowest peaks in Acadia, yet it features one of the best panoramas, overlooking Somes Sound, Fernald Cove, and the Cranberry Isles. There are views of Acadia and Norum ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Northeast Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: This is a classic Acadia hike to a 525-foot peak with sweeping views of Great Head, Sand Beach, Otter Cliff, Champlain Mountain, and the Beehive. The trail, among the most traveled in the park, is als ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: This woods, wetlands, and field walk takes you to Sieur de Monts Spring and the newly rehabilitated Spring Pool, the Wild Gardens of Acadia, the Nature Center, and the Abbe Museum. You’ll hear birds ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: This hike offers expansive views of Jordan Pond, the Bubbles, and Jordan Cliffs, as well as a chance to glimpse a colorful merganser duck or watch kayakers plying the waters. The graded gravel path ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3
... Preview: This easy hike takes you along Acadia’s distinct pink-granite coastline, bringing you to Thunder Hole, where you may hear a reverberating boom as the surf crashes against a rocky chasm; Otter Cliff, w ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This two-section trail is for people staying at the Blackwoods Campground or for hikers eager to explore a new trail in the park. The trail, inaugurated on June 7, 2014, is excellent for campers seeki ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: Enjoy Acadia’s only ocean beach, made of sand, tiny shell fragments, quartz, and pink feldspar. Then take a hike along the Great Head Trail for its expansive views of the Beehive, Champlain Mountain, ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
... Preview: Sample a unique Acadia experience by walking along recently reopened historic trails from a spectacular shore overlook to the base of Champlain’s cliffs, with options for longer treks. Along the way ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Seal Harbor, ME - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This trail features dramatic pink-granite cliffs along the shoreline and the opportunity to explore tidal pools and mudflats at low tide. There is a chemical toilet at the trailhead. The hard-packe ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Acadia National Park, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
... Preview: This hike leads to a mountain pond called the Bowl, where you can encounter wildlife, especially if you travel early in the morning or late in the afternoon. You can connect to the Gorham Mountain and ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6