Bar Island is an island directly across from the town of Bar Harbor. When it is high tide you need a boat to get to it, but at low tide you have a land bridge that you can easily walk. it is bone dry, but there are a lot of little rocks and you have to watch where you walk. When you get to Bar Island there is a walking trail, and I use that term loosely, to the top of the island where you have a splendid view of Bar Harbor. The trail starts off easy enough but soon becomes nothing more than a trail of rocks. You have to watch your footing. Then there isn't any trail and you have to rely on people coming down to tell you how to get the rest of the way. It is uphill for most of it and you want to turn back all the time,but you persevere and finally make it to the top. After you look at the impressive view, you then have to go back down that treacherous trail to get back to the flats. We got lost but a hiker coming behind us showed us the way. So don't expect a manicured park trail. This one ain't for sissies. And if you get caught on Bar Island when the tide changes, you are there for 10-12 hours. :-)))
If you own or manage Land Bridge to Bar Island, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.