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Little Hunters Beach

Acadia National Park, ME
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English first
Wilds of NJ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A small trail that leads from a non-descript parking lot leads through a primordial forest along a babbling brook. The trail winds though fragrant pines and gives way to a beautiful stone beach. If you have never heard the ways crash over a stone beach- this is a must at high tide. Plan 30-45 minutes

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Weehawken, New Jersey
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38 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

this is a small beach, it does have nice views, with your typical rocky coast. Fun walking on the smooth stones by the water.

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Eastern PA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

There are really pretty rocks that are remarkably smooth. You don't need to plan on staying long, but it's worth walking down the stairs to have a look.

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Vienna, VA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Easy to miss, but if you can swing it, just past Otter Point is a 2-3 car parking spot on the right with an unmarked stairway on the left. I walked past the stairs to get the photo I posted, then went down to the beach. The sound of the waves on the pebbles is much different than the sound... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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197 reviews 197 reviews
65 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

it is a pretty spot - but, for us we found not much to do once we climbed down the stairs... some brought chairs to sit awhile - took a few shots and left. 10 mins tops

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Georgetown, Massachusetts
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40 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I think the key to finding this place is that after you pass the Fabbri Memorial you look for a little paved parking area on the right but it's SMALL, only fits a couple of cars and chances are no one else will be there. Drive slow and look carefully. The stairs are (of course) on the left side, the... More

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

What a wonderful find! This has got to be the most unusual beach I have ever visited. The beach is not sand but medium sized, rounded rocks. It is a fascinating sound as the waves rock them back and forth. Such a peaceful sound. Definitely one of my favorite memories of our visit to Acadia!

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Virginia, USA
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8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Definitely worth a visit. To get there, take the loop road past Otter Point and the Fabbri Picnic Area and Memorial. Continue across a bridge over an inlet (Otter Cove, you'll see water on both sides of the road). Continue to a low stone wall on both sides of the road. Park at a small, paved pull-off on the right... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

So, my family has been to Acadia maybe 25 times over the last 30 years for about a week or two each time and we have never seen or heard of Little Hunters Beach. I cannot believe it! Could someone provide a mile marker for this spot so we don't go driving past it (I don't want to end up... More

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Fort Worth, TX
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308 helpful votes 308 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This spot is hard to find - no signs at all you just have to know the general location and look for a wooden stairway on your left side that goes down to the beach. The beach itself is very unique in that is has no sand but is totally covered in small and medium sized rocks. It actually makes... More

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