Hiking Acadia National Park Guide Book

by Dolores Kong & Dan Ring (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Acadia National Park  by Dolores Kong & Dan Ring

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ISBN: 9780493016617

Established as the first national park in the eastern United States, Acadia National Park has 120 miles of hiking trails through more than 40,000 acres along the coast of Maine. Fully revised and updated, this edition of Hiking Acadia National Park covers ridge trails, forest paths, oceanside strolls, and cliff climbs for hikers of all ages and abilities.

© 2016 Dolores Kong and Dan Ring/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking Acadia National Park" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 94.
... Preview: There are no spectacular vistas on this wooded trail until you tag on the short, steep climb up to Dorr Mountain at the end. But recent rehabilitation of the garden-like stepping stones in the lower s ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: The hike to 681-foot Acadia Mountain follows one of the older trails in the park and leads to a beautiful outlook of Somes Sound and toward nearby Norumbega and Beech Mountains. Another good option ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Southwest Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: The Amphitheater Trail winds from Little Harbor Brook Bridge to 245-foot-long Amphitheater Bridge—the longest bridge in the carriage road system—and crosses a glacially carved valley between the Sarge ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Northeast Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The longest hike on Schoodic Peninsula, the Anvil Trail provides access to views from both the rocky knob known as the Anvil and the 440-foot Schoodic Head. The trail starts by climbing through woods ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Winter Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: After an extensive overhaul in 2014, Asticou & Jordan Pond Path is prepared to handle the use it did in the late 1800s, when it was a major walking route between Northeast Harbor and Jordan. This ga ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Northeast Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: Bald Peak offers great views with little effort, as does the nearby Parkman Mountain. But the proximity of ME 198 to the trail means you can sometimes hear the traffic on the way up, and you’ll most l ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Northeast Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: A low-tide walk leads to a rocky island o 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, as they ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 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 century-old history, this route’s name is rever ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: Enjoy cliff top views of Echo Lake and beyond from this easy trail featuring a loop and out-and-back sections. You can see the fire tower on nearby Beech Mountain from a rocky knob. From spring to mi ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Acadia National Park, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: Featuring a nearly vertical climb up Beech Cliff along four long iron ladders, this hike takes you from Echo Lake Beach up to a cliff top loop and then back down a newly reopened historic section of t ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Southwest Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
... 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 re tower—a steel structure, still in good condition, atop 839-foot Bee ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Southwest Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
... Preview: Of the three ways up to Beech Mountain, this is the longest if you count the Valley Trail on which you must first hike. It is also the most architecturally fascinating, with its carefully laid stone s ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Southwest Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: This is the roughest way up Beech Mountain, climbing about 700 feet in less than a mile from the shore of Long Pond along the mountain’s west face. The Beech West Ridge Trail starts easily enough, giv ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Southwest Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: A nearly vertical climb up the 520-foot Beehive using iron rungs rewards you with spectacular close-up views of Sand Beach, Great Head, and the ocean beyond. If you hike this trail in summer, plan to ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: A remote circuit, this hike provides plenty of solitude as you climb the wooded summit of Bowditch Mountain and skirt the western shore of 6,300-foot-long Long Pond, the only freshwater pond on the is ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Stonington, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: Part of a historic late-1800s loop trail connecting Bubble and Jordan Ponds, this hike harkens back to a different way of life and preferred mode of transportation, before carriage road and Park Loop ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Northeast Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... 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 "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: The sea washes against the shore hundreds of feet below the pink Cadillac Cliffs, but these rock formations were once submerged below the ocean’s surface. As the Cadillac Cliffs Trail winds through hu ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: The open north ridge of Cadillac Mountain provides expansive views of Frenchman Bay, Bar Harbor, and the Porcupine Islands. In season, naturalists and volunteers help spot migrating raptors at perhaps ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: One of the longest trails in Acadia, this hike provides fine views along Cadillac’s open south ridge, the chance to see raptors soar at Eagles Crag, and a pleasant place to rest on benches along a mou ... From the guidebook "Hiking Acadia National Park"
Bar Harbor, ME - Hiking - Trail Length: 7