Shore Path, Bar Harbor

4.8
#2 of 64 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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  • We have been to Bar Harbor many times in the past. But we just discovered the Shore Path this summer. It was an enjoyable walk along the ocean. Level path and an easy stroll.  more »
  • This is a lovely little walk that is easily accessible from downtown Bar Harbor. It has great views and is very relaxing.  more »
  • One of the easier island walks that affords great views and leaves from the Sand Beach parking lot. It follows along beside the one way ocean drive, but far enough away from the road in most places th...  more »
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