Otter Cliff, Acadia National Park

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Take a peaceful coastal stroll and absorb expansive views over the vast ocean at Otter Cliff. From here you’re presented with fabulous photo opportunities, as countless boulders lining the shoreline emerge from beneath the water during low tide. Formerly serving as the United States Navy's radio facility, the natural rock formation rises 6.63 m (21 ft) above the level of the water, making it one of the highest coastal headlands north of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. Put Otter Cliff and other Acadia National Park attractions into our Acadia National Park route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We hiked from Sand Beach to Otter Point. The point offers a beautiful view of the bay and a great place for a photo op.  more »
  • I visit ME every year and this is one of my favorite places to revisit. I never tire of it. The coastline is spectacular and features the famous pink granite formations of rocks. This area is located ...  more »
  • Otter Cliff offers great views and photo opt. We took the time to just set on the rocks to watch the waves come in.  more »
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  • Stunning cliff and the overlook offers some amazing view of the scenery !! This place can make for some epic breathtaking pictures if you head into the cove. There is a walking path to the cliff and the cliff is mainly rocky. Else you can even enjoy the view from top of the rocks. Very beautiful and scenic. Enjoyed an hour of calm here. Not enough Parking nearby. Highly recommended when visiting Acadia ! Nice place to visit with groups, family or alone.
  • A cool part along the Ocean Path Trail in Acadia. Not many people venture down this way, but a lot of climbers do! A great spot if you want to climb, but definitely take safety precautions. A great spot for a great view! Less crowded part of the trail compared to Thunder Hole and Sand Beach. Recommend walking the trail from Sand Beach or Thunder Hole. A great walk on a nice day!
  • Great hike to the beach from the otter cliff. Perfect place for pictures.
  • Stunning view of the ocean and peer back at Great Head peninsula and Sand Beach.
  • Tremendous view.
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