Shore Path, Bar Harbor

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#2 of 40 in Wildlife in Maine
Stroll the 1.6 km (1 mi) scenic Shore Path, with views of the harbor and Porcupine Islands at Acadia National Park. The trail cuts between lavish mansions and lush private gardens on one side and rugged, rocky shoreline on the other. Ocean views bring sightings of boats and ships, from tiny kayaks to large cruiseliners. Since the spot is away from the usual hotel and tourism zones, you'll have the chance to take photographs of the landscape, including tide pools. Soak up the local history via outdoor signs that mark the path and explain the significance of landmarks along the way. You can plan Bar Harbor trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Beautiful and easy leisurely walk especially during the sunrise. Would recommend to do while at Bar Harbor.  more »
  • When I was in Bar Harbor in mid October, we were blessed with unusually warm weather. I didn't walk all around the path (I was here for a day off a cruise ship) but I walked a bit enjoying the beautif...  more »
  • This was just more of the beautiful coastline Maine scenery. When we visited, there was actually a man down on the rocks painting a picture of this photo.  more »

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