Ocean Path, Bar Harbor

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Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
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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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  • By far my favorite. The best of both worlds, ocean and mountain. Leisurely stroll with many places to stop for pictures. Only uphill is at the beginning. 
    By far my favorite. The best of both worlds, ocean and mountain. Leisurely stroll with many places to stop for pictures. Only uphill is at the beginning.  more »
  • Every bit of this trail is spectacular, and you can do as little or as much of it as you want. There are many side trails down to the water along the way to explore, and it's a great place to just... 
    Every bit of this trail is spectacular, and you can do as little or as much of it as you want. There are many side trails down to the water along the way to explore, and it's a great place to just...  more »

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