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Address: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Walking trail along Frenchman Bay.

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Nice walk

Really cool to have a trail in bar harbor to walk and see sunrise. it really made vacations special.

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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Blackwood, New Jersey
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really cool to have a trail in bar harbor to walk and see sunrise. it really made vacations special.

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Atlantic Beach, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always visit my cousin on the island in July and drive down to the harbor to walk around and the trail is always part of our walk. It is a great view as well as a nice walk. Sit on one of the benches and just relax or keep walking but take in the sights.

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waco, texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a cool morning walk with spectacular views. It was one of my highlights of Bar Harbor! Do yourself the favor and take the time to enjoy the view!

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Tryon, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Pretty walk but not fantastic, if you like to walk or jog early before things open. We walked about half an hour and it was all we wanted to do

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Skowhegan, Maine
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I love this path. Every time my husband and I are in town we make it a point to walk it. I runs along one downtown area right along the ocean to the other end of downtown.

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Boonton, New Jersey, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is a great walking path which showcases some of the park's finest areas. It is along the park road however, so be sure to stay on the path. It is paved and offers beautiful flora along the walk.

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Quintessential Maine coast. Easy stroll, although rocks can be wet. End at Otter point for wonderful picnic at sunset.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

The day before I walked this trail, Acadia was covered in thick, sea fog. But that didn't last and we woke to a wonderful day. I chose not to join others on the higher trails, choosing instead an easier walk along the clifftop. What an amazing corner of the world, and near perfect on a hot, cloudless day. The views... More 

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BERGEN COUNTY,N.J.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

My wife and I are not hikers,but I kept reading that this is the easiest off all the Arcadia trails,and not to miss it.I fully agree, walking along the ocean with the beautiful mountain area across the road is a sight not to be missed.The air is clean,the path is safe and the views are the types you see in... More 

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

great place to take an easy walk and enjoy the stunning views of Maine. Located on Mount Desert Island.

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