Otter Cliff, Acadia National Park

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.8/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web
Head on a peaceful coastal stroll and take in expansive views over the vast ocean at Otter Cliff. From here you’re presented with fabulous picture opportunities as countless boulders lining the shoreline emerge from beneath the water during low tide. Formerly serving as the United States Navy radio facility, the natural rock formation is elevated 6.63 m (21 ft) above the ocean, making it one of the highest coastal headlands north of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. By using our Acadia National Park vacation route planner, you can arrange your visit to Otter Cliff and other attractions in Acadia National Park.
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  • We loved Otter Cliff and the surrounding area. The cliff rises above the ocean and you can see the water crashing on the rocks below. It's a quick and easy stop if you're driving along Park Loop Road....  read more »
  • Beautiful part of the park. Great views of the ocean and surrounding area. You can walk there from about a mile away and enjoy the scenery. Get your camera ready and enjoy the beauty of this area. 
  • The Otter Cliffs formation rises almost straight up from the water’s edge and tops out at 107 feet, which is roughly the height of a ten-story building. That’s not awfully high as cliffs go, especiall...  read more »
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