Carriage Roads, Acadia National Park

4.8
#2 of 12 in Trails in Acadia National Park
Hike or bike in pristine nature along Carriage Roads, closed to motorized vehicles. Funded by oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, who personally oversaw their construction between 1919 and 1931, the roads lead through thick native forests and cross stone bridges. You can combine hiking with canoeing in the summer period. Most roads are open for cross-country skiing or snowmobiles in the wintertime, but it's a good idea to check the website for any weather-related closures before you make your plans. Before you head to Acadia National Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Acadia National Park online trip planner, to make sure you see all that Acadia National Park has to offer, including Carriage Roads.
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  • We really enjoyed the carriage trail in Acadia, however know that there are quite a few hills both directions! We were told the trails we picked were easy to moderate. Whoa not as easy as we...  more »
  • The Carriage Rides bookout far in advance so plan accordingly! This was one of the first things setup when we confirmed our time off from work & we got one of the last spots left for the rest of the.....  more »

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