Bar Harbor, ME Trails and Parks

Bar Harbor has 104 trails in the vicinity, including 77 hiking trails and 8 for snowshoeing. These trails range from 0.3 to 27 miles in length. The most popular trails are Cadillac North Ridge Trail, Acadia National Park Cruise and Precipice Trail. Trails.com member Will M. recently completed Bartlett Island.
  • Precipice TrailView Trail Details

    12 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  3 to 4
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A dramatic and strenuous cliff climb to the top of Champlain Mountain, this is arguably the most difficult trail—and one of the most spectacular—in ...

  • Beehive TrailView Trail Details

    9 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • Cadillac South Ridge Trail and Eagles Crag LoopView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • Acadia National Park Carriage Trail: The Eagle Lake LoopView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    •  1 hour
    •  6.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Within Acadia are mountains, rivers, lakes, and over 55 miles of gated gravel roads for the cyclist to explore. This ride gives you only a glimpse ...

  • Acadia National Park CruiseView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Road Biking  
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    The carriage paths lacing Acadia National Park, on Maine's famous Mount Desert Island, are one of Acadia's unique features. These dirt roads, ...

  • Gorham Mountain TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  1 to 1.5 hours
    •  1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    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 Bowl TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  1.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike leads to a mountain pond called the Bowl, where you may encounter wildlife.You can connect to the Gorham Mountain and Champlain South ...

  • Bubbles Divide (Bubble Rock Trail)View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • Sand Beach and Great Head TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  1 to 1.5 hours
    •  1.7 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • Sand Beach and Great Head TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 to 2 hours
    •  1.7 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • Acadia National Park Scenic DriveView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  27 miles
    •  Guide

    A 27-mile loop that explores the glacier-scoured mountains and rock-bound coast of Acadia National Park. This spectacular scenic drive explores ...

  • Acadia National ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  Guide

    We’ll begin our scenic journey with America’s easternmost national park. Here, majestic cliffs rising sharply from the ocean are pounded constantly ...

  • Bartlett IslandView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Sea Kayaking  
    •  8 nautical miles
    •  Guide

    An easy-to-reach island with more than 11 miles of rocky, mostly wild shoreline and nearby public access islands with beautiful campsites. ...

  • Eagle Lake LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    •  2 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This great ride for families goes through rich woodlands, with good views from Eagle Lake.

  • A. Murray Young Path via Canon Brook TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    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 ...

  • Gorham Mountain TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  3.5 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    An ancient sea cave and overhanging cliffs, dramatic views, a peaceful pond. . . . This delightful hike, well marked with frequent signs, is ...

  • Blackwoods CampgroundView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    For such a huge campground, most of the sites at Blackwoods still have a cozy atmosphere. The three-lane paved road (two lanes in, one out) accessing ...

  • South Bubble TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    A hike to South Bubble, one of the two rounded hills of pink granite that rise over the northern end of Jordan Pond, is a relatively short, easy ...

  • Bar Harbor to Ocean Drive LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Road Biking  
    •  11.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This moderate road bike ride goes from Bar Harbor to scenic Ocean Drive.

  • Mount BlueView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  2-4 hours
    •  3.1 miles
    •  Guide

    The cone-shaped Mount Blue offers fine 360-degree views from the tower on its summit. The hike climbs steadily on the old fire warden’s trail, ...

  • Pemetic Mountain–North Bubble LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  3-5 hours
    •  5.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike crosses three mountains—Pemetic Mountain, North Bubble, and Conners Nubble—all of which have open summits with fine views. The cliffs ...

  • Great HeadView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  1-2 hours
    •  1.7 miles
    •  Guide

    The Great Head Trail loops around the outside of Great Head with many fine views. The trail passes over the highest sea cliffs on the US Atlantic ...

  • Dorr MountainView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  3-4 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Dorr Mountain is just to the east of Cadillac Mountain. The hike follows several historic trails up and across the mountain’s east face. The ...

  • Jordan Pond HouseView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5-3.5 hours
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This Acadia National Park hike is long on beauty and history. Start at the Jordan Pond House, where social gatherings based on popovers and tea ...

  • Aunt Betty Pond LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Bar Harbor, ME

    •  1.5 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride offers the possibility of seeing beaver and the certainty of having good views of Sargent Mountain and Eagle Lake.