Shore Path, Bar Harbor

4.8
#2 of 41 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. Put Shore Path and other Bar Harbor attractions into our Bar Harbor trip generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 14, 2017
    we walked the shore path every day. we were lucky enough to have a full moon and clear night. the moon glow reflected off of the water. absolutely beautiful!  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Do not miss this fantastic walk!! The path is open, clear and easy to walk and the ocean views are wonderful!  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    We enjoyed our walk. We had a view of the cruise ship in port. I would certainly recommend that visitors take this walk.  more »

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