Ocean Path, Bar Harbor

Categories: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.8/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
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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  • The Ocean Trail is a must do but go early because it is pretty easy and very popular. The crowds begin to get pretty big after 10:00. Do the entire trail to see beautiful ocean vistas, rugged coast an...  read more »
  • The ocean trail is physically easy and about 3 miles long. It is a must do. The view changes at every bend in the trrail. Look for seals and whales. 
  • Great walk with great views of the bay, homes and ships and boats - easy access to the trail - also was fun to talk with the locals 
  • I love this trail!!! Easy hiking path with amazing views. There are many paths from the trail where you can get out on to the cliffs. Makes for some amazing photos.. Highly recommend it you will not be disappointed.
  • The views are breathtaking. pleasant walk along the shore a must hike if on the area.
  • Scenic and rewarding hike along the ocean. The trial is a pleasure to do but make sure you have your sunglasses on! Otters cliff, Thunderhole and Sand beach are some of the attractions along this trailhead.
  • As far as the eye can see oceans and rocky coast.
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