Ocean Path, Bar Harbor

4.8
#1 of 62 in Trails in Maine
Set within a national park, Ocean Path winds along the rugged coast and offers scenic views of the ocean. An easy, accessible gravel path takes you through a sweet-smelling spruce forest; along the way, a few small trails and rocky steps can bring you closer to the water. Explore the rocky ledges and hidden coves, but beware of the waves, which can get quite large at times. Early mornings and late afternoons see fewer crowds on this much-frequented path. Use our Bar Harbor trip planning app to arrange your visit to Ocean Path and other attractions in Bar Harbor.
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  • Excellent views for all 1.5 miles of the hike. Do it in morning before the crowds become intense. Lots of spots to walk off the trail and take some pictures.  more »
  • Our favorite trail in Acadia National Park. We park by Sands Beach and walk to past Otter Point and back to Sands Beach. Wonderful views, plenty of places to stop and sit on the rocks and if the...  more »

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