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Address: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Long hike, good views

We did this hike the day after it had been raining all day. The trail had some pretty tough sections especially since it was muddy. Once at the top the views were amazing. If... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Macon, Georgia
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Macon, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We did this hike the day after it had been raining all day. The trail had some pretty tough sections especially since it was muddy. Once at the top the views were amazing. If you have younger children be prepared to carry them and help them over the tough sections.

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Somerset, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The hike was challenging and is not meant for everyone but the payoff was awesome. Beautiful views of ocean and lakes. Plus bubble rock is a great plane for a unique photo.

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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great hike to bubble rock, south and north points. At the north point we decided to hike down to Eagle lake and the back up the shore of the lake to the parking area. Let it be known its not an established with handrails "trail" but a lot large to enormous rocks to traverse and climb. Not easy for small... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

There are pull offs where you can look at the rock but it's quite amazing to be there right next to it. It is a challenging hike (and North Bubble rock trail is harder) but worth it. If you are afraid of heights still go up but stay at a distance you feel comfortable with. It is such a big... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Hiked from Jordan Pond House down the Jordan Pond Path to the South Bubble trail. It was steeper than anticipated and bordering on strenuous. Towards the top, there are exposed ledges and rock to pull yourself up to the top. It was challenging, but not impossible! Views of the pond were beautiful. Bubble Rock was larger than I had imagined,... More 

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New York CIty
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

From the parking lot along Park Loop Road, you really cannot gauge how far the hike is (although there are signs and it seemed further!!). At a leisurely pace, it's a nice hike up. Again, we were surprised at how far up this thing ended up being. The hike is soooo worth it. LIke the rest of the reviews here,... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

How this rock doesn't tumble down the cliff is beyond me. The trail up to the top offers some wonderful views however it is quite steep in some places so it is not meant for everyone. The view from Bubble Rock is gorgeous and you will be in awe that this massive piece of granite hasn't tumbled down the mountainside.... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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Address: Address: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Acadia National Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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