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Thunder Hole reviews
This was a wonderful place very relaxing and exciting at the same time . you should go 2 hours before high tide . the sound of thunder is amazing the gift shop across the road is small but you can... more »
During our week in Bar Harbor/Acadia, we visited Thunder Hole twice briefly during low tide, and there really wasn't much going on. We returned a third time when it was closer to high tide, and when.... more »
Very cool spot. Walking up you hear the reason why it got its name. Not every wave coming in gives the thunderous blast but if you wait, you will get a good one. The tide was fairly low when we were there. Easy to get to right off the road with a good amount of parking or take the shuttle to all the destinations along the park.
We had to come back a second time to see it thunder, but it was worth it. An Acadia NP ranger told us to come 2hrs before or after high tide to see it at its best. Also, you need to time it to find the best set. Well worth going.
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