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“You must take this walk” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ocean Trail

Ocean Trail
Bar Harbor, ME
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Ranked #6 of 24 attractions in Bar Harbor
Type: Trails
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: Walking trail along Frenchman Bay.
South Woodstock, Vermont
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“You must take this walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

We will take this hike over and over. It is beautiful. It is especially enjoyable in the late fall when you are likely to enjoy the views with only a few other hearty souls. Dogs can go on Sand Beach at this time of year also

Visited November 2012
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English first
Oxford, England
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Vistas to heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We came down from the Beehive just after sunset and walked along here back to our car - glorious views in the crepuscule of the classic Maine scenery of granite cliffs, fir trees and a beautiful pink sky and sea fading slowly into the darkness. And we didn't see anyone else; we had all this beautiful location to ourselves. Priceless.

Visited October 2012
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Hagerstown, MD
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10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Nice Breezy Walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Hiked this trail first thing on a Saturday morning. It was quite cool and breezy and I'm glad I had a pair of lightweight gloves with me. The trail follows the road for the most part but offers numerous places to view the ocean. The trail encompasses Thunder Hole, which is cool. Just prior to Otter point, I took the trail to Gorham Mountain and continued on t the Bowl and the Beehive and eventually returned to the car at Sand Beach. A nice several hour walk.

Visited November 2012
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Don't miss this trail!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

My husband and I walk this pathway trail every morning that we spend in Bar Harbor. It is especially beautiful early in the morning. The expansive views of the ocean and rocky coastline make this a must.

Visited August 2012
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Annapolis
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Wow trail”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Wow--easy trail to walk along the shore, well maintained, not too long, beautiful scenery everywhere.

Visited October 2012
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