Sand Beach and Great Head Trail Professional Review and Guide
"Next to Sand Beach and jutting into the sea, the Great Head peninsula is in a perfect spot to break up lazy afternoons of lounging on the beach.
With a relatively modest scramble up the rocky slope of Great Head, you reach spectacular views of the beach you just left behind, the Beehive, Champlain Mountain, Otter Cliff, Egg Rock, and the Cranberry Isles. Also visible just off the tip of the peninsula is an unusual rock formation called Old Soaker. Highlights: Acadia’s only ocean beach, made of sand, tiny shell fragments, and quartz pink feldspar; grand views from Great Head."