Shore Path, Bar Harbor

4.8
#2 of 104 in Wildlife in Maine
Stroll the 1.6 km (1 mi) scenic Shore Path, with views of the harbor and Porcupine Islands at Acadia National Park. The trail cuts between lavish mansions and lush private gardens on one side and rugged, rocky shoreline on the other. Ocean views bring sightings of boats and ships, from tiny kayaks to large cruiseliners. Since the spot is away from the usual hotel and tourism zones, you'll have the chance to take photographs of the landscape, including tide pools. Soak up the local history via outdoor signs that mark the path and explain the significance of landmarks along the way. You can plan Bar Harbor trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Beautiful piece to walk along the coast. Up to a 1.5 km walk, walked back through the village. We were here in early April, the village is very quiet and many tents are closed. All the views can be photographed at your leisure without bothering the fellow tourist.
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  • A nice way to see the shoreline in Bar Harbor. A must-do when visiting the area. Not too long and not physically demanding. Lovely ocean views on one side and grand old homes on the other.  more »

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