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

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A terrific walk

This is an absolutely beautiful walk. Lots of rocky areas to climb on or just to look at. Very good path to walk on.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Clarksburg, Maryland
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Clarksburg, Maryland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is an absolutely beautiful walk. Lots of rocky areas to climb on or just to look at. Very good path to walk on.

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Spring Valley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

If you like the ocean, go to Sand Beach and be prepared to be astounded. Then take the Ocean Trail from there, and you'll have a spectacular experience

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Lake Mary, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Walk Ocean trail - it is really beautiful. Make are the walk from the harbor well past the hotel. One of the nicest things to do in Bar Harbor by far.

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Western NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I have a bad hip and can't walk a lot, but this is an easy trail to walk and there are a few places to sit down along the way. We sat on a rock wall for a while and enjoyed the view. There were two cruise ships in the harbor as well as a number of other boats and... More 

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Forest Hill, Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This path is lovely and scenic but not recommended at night since the path is unlit. I was afraid of falling over the edge.

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Erving, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is a nice walk along the ocean. We parked at the end and walked the path to the sand bar. Great walk for all ages we had a 3 year and he loved it.

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Oxford, MS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This trail runs along the road from Sandy Beach to Otter Cliff. We found the best place to walk on this path was to park at Otter Pointe and walk back to Otter Cliff. We got some great photos doing it that way.

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Westville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is THE hike to take in Acadia. Even if it is ridiculously easy, it's a must. As with any hike in a National Park, especially Acadia you must get up early to beat the crowds. We were in the Sand Beach parking lot at 0730 to do this one & it was totally worth it. We were by ourselves... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A "must do" trail- easy to walk, and gorgeous scenery. You can leave the trail and climb along the rocks by the ocean. The weather was overcast when we were there, but the views were still amazing.

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West Boylston, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Easy walk along the waters edge most of the way. It was a good trail after doing some more difficult ones.

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