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Address: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Unique and the view is spectacular

This is not a difficult climb if you take the trail on the north side of the bubble from the parking lot. When you get to the top you'll be amazed at this strange but true giant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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Moncton, Canada
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Moncton, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is not a difficult climb if you take the trail on the north side of the bubble from the parking lot. When you get to the top you'll be amazed at this strange but true giant boulder which appears to sit precariously on the edge, but has been there since the last Ice Age. Enjoy the views and taking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Follow the trail directly from Bubble Rock parking lot for the easier way up. The path from Jordan Pond is more challenging. Great views from the rock.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This trail was one of my favourites, I really enjoyed it! It is a fairly short and easy trail. Would be great for people of all ages! Amazing scenery, and some great photo ops.

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

There isn't a separate attraction review on here for just the North Bubble Trail but this was the only one we did of the two. We accidentally went to the North one and never made it to see Bubble Rock but had a great time on the North Bubble Trail. We had two kids aged 8 and 10 with us... More 

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Jasper, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This was my favorite place to be at Acadia. I went in October and seeing all of the colors was truly breathtaking. It's a fairly easy and short hike to the top. If you are afraid of heights, you may not want to get too close to the Bubble Rock.

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It's not that far to climb up the rock and your rewarded with some very unusual rock formations and some breathtaking views of the area including the lakes.

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

If you're going to hike in Acadia national Park, I would definitely recommend the bubbles. It was my personal favorite. It is not challenging. The South bubble is very friendly for all levels of fitness. It is the one that most people hike, since there is a rock that appears to be ready to fall at the top. It is... More 

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Suffield, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Bubble pond was spectacular. Parking lot is a bonus. Colors around pond were awesome. there is a beautiful old stone bridge here as well. Water in pond is so clear you can see pebbles on floor of pond. Small water fall over the creek- jump across the stones and follow short path. One of my favorite spots in park!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The reward for the short but steep climb is worth it. We went during a Nor'Easter but it was calm during our hike up. When we got to the top the rain was pelting us so hard it hurt and we felt the wind would take us off the cliff. This glacial erratic is worth the short hike. It budges... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

The climb from the south bubble parking lot is fairly easy (~20 minutes) and the climb from Jordan pond is very intense. Knowing that, you can determine your preferred way to the top. We were there on a wet and windy day. The bubble rock itself looked perched in the clouds and you could not see what lay below. The... More 

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