Precipice Trail, Acadia National Park

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  • Precipice is an excellent hike, and probably my favorite in Acadia. It’s a rather short hike, but I can’t stress the importance of taking your time on this trail. There’s a bit of a rock scramble in t...  more »
  • Not for the faint of heart or anyone afraid of heights; probably the most dangerous hike of Acadia but boy, is the view worth it. It's more of a rock climb than a "hike". Have the proper equipment and...  more »
  • This trail is not for the people that are afraid of heights. I also do not think it is quite safe trail for younger kids. There are lots of ladders and narrow walkways along the steep cliff. After ove...  more »

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