Ocean Path, Bar Harbor

4.8
#1 of 26 in Trails in Maine
Set within a national park, Ocean Path winds along the rugged coast and offers scenic views of the ocean. An easy, accessible gravel path takes you through a sweet-smelling spruce forest; along the way, a few small trails and rocky steps can bring you closer to the water. Explore the rocky ledges and hidden coves, but beware of the waves, which can get quite large at times. Early mornings and late afternoons see fewer crowds on this much-frequented path. To visit Ocean Path and get the most from your holiday in Bar Harbor, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bar Harbor vacation generator.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Sand Beach, Thunder Hole, and Otter Cliff definitely worth seeing, and this is an easy hike for everyone (even with strollers). Unfortunately, much of the trail is on the edge of the road.  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    We did this (all over 60 years old but in decent - though not athletic - shape) - i think it is about 5 miles round trip. If you want take the free bus to otter cliff and walk back to sandy beach - th...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    My 5 teens loved walking on the rocks along this trail while the adults walked on the easy trail up top.  more »

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