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“Easy walk, good views, nice photo ops”
Review of Ocean Trail

Ocean Trail
Ranked #3 of 71 things to do in Bar Harbor
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Owner description: Walking trail along Frenchman Bay.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
160 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Easy walk, good views, nice photo ops”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

The Ocean Trail is a very easy walk along Frenchman Bay. There are a number of photo ops, starting at Town Pier where the trail begins - lots of boats of various sizes, shapes and colors. There were a couple of cruise ships in the bay the day I walked the trail. Lots of ducks, gulls and other birds were perched on the rocks just below the trail. Some very nice homes and gardens on the land side of the trail also offer nice photo opportunities. At the end of the mile, or so, trail, you can turn around and walk back the way you came or, you can turn right, walk a couple of blocks and be on Main Street where you'll find lots of shops.

Visited May 2014
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Warner Robins, Georgia
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“View the Atlantic!”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Great trail, easy access and easy to walk. The views are almost breathtaking. The air is pleases the senses of smell, sight, and touch.

Visited June 2014
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Killingworth, CT
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“nice wal'sk”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Again, nice easy walk... worth the time, beautiful views on the southeast side of MDI. Very dramatic... quite scenic. One of the reasons you come to Acadia.

Visited June 2014
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Birmingham, AL
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Low impact trail along coast with great views”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

This is a great low impact trail off the loop roard in Acadia National Park along several miles of the coast line. It runs along the rocky and wooded cliffs along the coast. It features plenty of great views and enables you to get as close as you want to the edge. The trail runs about 2 miles one way. There are several parking lots along the way from which you can jump onto the trail.

Visited June 2014
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Olive, New York
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Don't miss this!”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

It was a warm day and I had a head cold, but there was no way I wouldn't have done this walk. You travel on foot along the ocean edge and visit Thunder Hole and gaze down on Sand Beach. To your right is the Beehive hike. We made it to the Otter cliff area and then chose to walk back on the park loop road. This isn't a hard walk, but wear sturdy shoes and bring a bottle of water.

Visited June 2014
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