Bowditch Trail

Acadia National Park, Maine 04851

Elevation Gain717ft
Trailhead Elevation398ft
Elevation Min/Max84/487ft
Elevation Start/End398/398ft

Bowditch Trail

Bowditch Trail is a hiking trail in , Maine. It is within Acadia National Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 398 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 717 feet. The trail ends near Jerusalem Mountain (elevation 417 feet). This trail connects with the following: Duck Harbor Trail and Long Pond Trail.

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"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 island. There are no expansive views along wooded Bowditch Trail, but the path is fresh and not trampled.

It’s full of rich green moss and ferns and blooming with rhodora, sheep laurel, and tiny white star flowers in spring. Reach the trailhead after a total 1.7-mile hike from town landing, first 0.3 mile on the paved road, and then 1.4 miles on the Duck Harbor Trail."

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Acadia National Park
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Jul 2018