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Address: On the east side of the Park Loop Road, Acadia National Park, ME

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Great pick nick location

Pack a lunch and stop here to eat. Sit and look out over the ocean and Otter Cove. Don't forget a jacket as a cool breeze may be blowing in.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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USA
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92 reviews 92 reviews
41 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Pack a lunch and stop here to eat. Sit and look out over the ocean and Otter Cove. Don't forget a jacket as a cool breeze may be blowing in.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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221 reviews 221 reviews
150 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Well, I am certainly biased: Acadia is my favorite place in the whole world - I just cannot live without visiting it twice a year and hike pretty much non-stop there. Interesting that we never walked as far as Otter Cliffs simply because we were always hiking in the mountains. This time we finished one of our favorite hikes, Gorham... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is probably my favorite place I have ever been. The views are just spectacular, and the sound of the waves against the rock are like something out of a storybook. There are never too many people (I think because they don't think to get out of their cars and walk the trail to the Cliffside). This is usually the... More 

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Norwich, Connecticut
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221 reviews 221 reviews
90 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is a great place to stop and see the splendor and power of the ocean and experience Maine coast. You can sit and watch the waves for hours, hop along rocks, or do a little walking. No matter what you should get the true experience of what makes the park so great. Well worth stopping.

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Vernon, Connecticut
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67 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Have driven the loop road many times. But, this time, took a multi-hour ranger program. It was excellent. Walked about 1.5 miles from a parking lot along the shore to Otter Point. Sorry I missed it all these trips. get out of your car, and take a walk along the cliffs/trails. great views, and you get some exercise.

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Rochester, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a must see. It is what the Maine coast is all about. Great views, waves crashing, the smell of the salt air, and a climb around on the rocks!

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Orlando, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The trail the runs along the cost offers some stunning views of the area. We went on a stormy day and the waves were pounding against the shore adding to the beauty of the area. This is definitely worth a stop while drive thought the park.

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Brooklyn, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

spectacular sight along Park Loop Road, with pink granite, big pounding waves, overall beautiful scenery

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Dix Hills, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is a fantastic spot to watch sunrise. It is easy to access from a nearby parking lot, or just park in the right lane of the road, which is allowed in many places along loop road. Wear good shoes, with support as you are walking on rocks. Get down to the water's edge and look right. Amazing sights.

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Monroe, Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Spectacular views! If you have young kids, stay behind the wall at the top. Otherwise climb down just below and sit on the rocks and enjoy God's beautiful land and sea! I could have sat here for hours! Small parking lot so don't go on a weekend day due to large crowds.

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