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It was really neat walking across the sand bar to get to Bar island. Picked up lots of shells. Make sure u are back at bar harbor before high tide or yr charged $50.00 for water taxi to come get u!!!
It was really neat walking across the sand bar to get to Bar island. Picked up lots of shells. Make sure u are back at bar harbor before high tide or yr charged $50.00 for water taxi to come get u!!! more »
At low tide in Bar Harbor a section of the bay's water parts daily to allow visitors to walk across a temporary sand bridge to access Bar Island. Great, wide, well-marked trail to the peak of the...
At low tide in Bar Harbor a section of the bay's water parts daily to allow visitors to walk across a temporary sand bridge to access Bar Island. Great, wide, well-marked trail to the peak of the... more »
So fun… except we tried to drive our car down on the beach at the urging of a New Yorker and got stuck in the sand! 10/10 would not recommend, unless you’ve got 4 wheel drive. Good thing she was outspoken enough to get a bunch of guys to push our car out or else we, along with our rental car, might still be there. Or washed out into the bay, which might not have been too bad lol! Go at low tide, look under rocks for starfish and under seaweed for crabs, you won’t be disappointed! We even found a hermit crab(we let him go of course). Spent hours here, which just flew by. I did find some beach glass, not much though.. cool mollusk shells abound though, along with tons and I mean tons of snails.
Parking: street parking along Wave Street (main road) don't take the side road down to the trailhead. Duration: took us 30min each way from parking to the summit at a casual pace to take photos and enjoy the views. Th last 150m of the trail ip to the summit is very rocky. Timing: only accessible 90 minutes before and after low tide
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