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. Use our Bar Harbor trip planning app to arrange your visit to Ocean Path and other attractions in Bar Harbor.
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  • this was a very easy hike, great views,easy walking beautiful surroundings. You can hike further up the mountain to a different trail because they connect  more »
  • We did the Ocean Path from Sand Beach to Otter Point. We used the bus system so we'd only walk the path one way. It's a nice easy path that pretty much anyone can do & gives you some great views.  more »
  • Nice walk along the coast of Acadia but overcrowded with tour buses. I would recommend the Great Head trail if you want a little more seclusion on your trek along the coast.  more »

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