Ocean Path, Bar Harbor

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Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
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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. Use our Bar Harbor trip planning app to arrange your visit to Ocean Path and other attractions in Bar Harbor.
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  • A must do if you are in Acadia. easy enough in most parts for any skill level and you can walk as much as you want or a little and pick up with other trails. 
    A must do if you are in Acadia. easy enough in most parts for any skill level and you can walk as much as you want or a little and pick up with other trails.  more »
  • I'm an overweight out-of-shape 57 year old & I found this trail to be quite doable. The views were incredible & I would definitely do this again! 
    I'm an overweight out-of-shape 57 year old & I found this trail to be quite doable. The views were incredible & I would definitely do this again!  more »
  • By far my favorite. The best of both worlds, ocean and mountain. Leisurely stroll with many places to stop for pictures. Only uphill is at the beginning. 
    By far my favorite. The best of both worlds, ocean and mountain. Leisurely stroll with many places to stop for pictures. Only uphill is at the beginning.  more »

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