Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse Trail

Acadia National Park, Maine

Elevation Gain53ft
Trailhead Elevation23ft
Elevation Min/Max22/72ft
Elevation Start/End23/23ft

Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse Trail

Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse Trail is a hiking trail in Hancock County, Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 486 feet long and begins at 23 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 53 feet. The Bass Harbor Head Light Station (elevation 10 feet) lighthouse, the Toilets restrooms, and the Bass Harbor Head (elevation 69 feet) cliff are near the trailhead. There is also parking.

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Best Easy Day Hikes: Acadia National Park (Falcon Guides)
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"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 providing views not only of Bass Harbor Head Light but also of Blue Hill Bay and Swans Island."

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Acadia National Park
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