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Schoodic Peninsula

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New Campground In Acadia National Park

A new campground has opened in the Schoodic section of Acadia National Park. Sites are on a first-come, first-served basis this year until the campground closes on Columbus Day... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Gouldsboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A new campground has opened in the Schoodic section of Acadia National Park. Sites are on a first-come, first-served basis this year until the campground closes on Columbus Day. Next year reservations will be through the National Parks reservation service. There are pull-through sites for RV's, sites for tents, a few walk-in sites, and a group site. This section of... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Schoodic Peninsula was the pristine part of Maine my wife and I wanted to experience. This is a place to literally explore a secluded piece of Maine's rocky and wild coastline. The peninsula seems to jut out into the Atlantic, complete with a cool and fresh sea breeze. This is a photo op heaven, but we put away our cameras... More 

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Milford, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

You have to leave Mount Desert Island and head North on Route 1 to get to the Schoodic Peninsula. But it is absolutely beautiful over there. And you get another view of the island. It is generally less crowded than the main part of Acadia.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is our favorite place in Acadia, especially when the main area is overrun by tourists. It boasts spectacular shorelines, multicolored rock formations and great trails: a photographer´s dream.

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were traveling south to Acadia, so Schoodic was on our way to Mt. Desert Island. We enjoyed the nice drive, though they could have had a few more scenic pullouts. We were expecting crashing waves on the rocks, but the ocean was quite calm on the afternoon we visited.

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Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Maine shoreline - rocks and waves. What more can one ask for? This is a lovely stop in Acadia National Park.

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bergen county, nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is not to be missed, the very tip has an amazing rock formation that you can climb on. There are tide pools with starfish and sea urchins, it's surreal and beautiful

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Baltimore County, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The Schoodic Peninsula is about 1 1/2 hours from Mt. Dessert Island. You can get there by taking a water ferry or driving to it. The rock formations were very different on the peninsula and because it is not as popular as Acadia on Mt. Dessert Island, it was less crowded. We loved it!

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Blackwell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Loved climbing around the rocks and watching the waves crash into shore. Even at low tide it's quite s sight to see!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I enjoy going to Schoodic because it's not as touristy as the other side of the Island. Don't get me wrong, I love the park loop and all that Mt Dessert Island has to offer. I just like to escape it sometimes and go climb on the rocks at Schoodic. Winter Harbor and Prospect Harbor are two very interesting towns.... More 

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