Thunder Hole, Acadia National Park

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  • silly people standing there waiting only to get drenched when the "hole" was properly primed. But then I guess it is all part of the experience, and I have to say that if I had a change of clothes, I ...  more »
  • We were very disappointed that at the time of our trip the ocean was rather calm, so Thunder Hole was not thundering! I could imagine that if the timing was right it is an amazing sight to see. Sadly,...  more »
  • The Thunder Hole is on the Park loop trail. There is a parking area across the highway. The Thunder Hole can be observed from a look out point on top, or if you are able you can stake a stairway down ...  more »
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  • The best place to enjoy and relax. Didnt want to leave! Loves climbing the rocks and catching pics of the water crashing against the Maine coastline. Simply amazing!
  • Crashing surf creating thunderous noise draws quite the crowd. This oft crowded spot is a great place to get doused after a long hike. The water, most of the time, rushes into a cleft in the rocky shore and gets blown back out with tremendous force.
  • Nice spot but depends a lot upon the waves and tides if you plan on hearing any 'thunder'. Good parking lot , can be crowded.
  • We had a great time, even though it wasn't at the correct time for the loud boom. The ocean path was a great hike for setting multiple great vistas and comfortable incline through the entire trek. We recommend it for anyone with kids because the beach is just around the corner
  • It's interesting , but I wouldn't say it's that incredible. I wouldn't stop of there are too many cars here - it's hard to maneuver with all of the people.