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The East Coast's highest mountain at 1,530 feet and Acadia's best known sight.
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice view of Bar Harbor and a good portion of the coast of Acadia. The top of Cadillac mountain is great at sunrise, but for sunset head to Sunset point or stop anywhere along the road. Plenty of great shots opportunities.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

More breathtaking views of the many islands below, very windy and cold this time of year, make sure to bundle up. Can't go wrong in this most popular spots in the park.

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have hiked Cadillac Mountain many times because its just a great hike and a beautiful view. Many many tourists drive up the mountain road between the summer and fall months so there is bound to be traffic near the peak. If you want little...More

Thank Ethan E
Reviewed 3 days ago

We rode to the top on Oli’s Trolley and arrived at 2 pm on a Sunday. It is about 10 degrees cooler and windy. Hold on to your hats! It was crowded and it took 20 min. to park. The scenery is spectacular and be...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to the top around 11a on a Monday in October. Less crowded but lot still very full. There is a narrow rock/path that goes around for great views of Bar Harbor and out to sea!

Thank Janice and Rowl... K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Drive to the top was nice. Took and hour for the last half mile. Waiting for people to leave and open up a parking space. Very limited parking. Can’t imagine June or July. But once your there you can spend an hour or two just...More

Thank Hummer1973
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As the title states, I raced to the top one morning to see the sun rise. It was cold and windy and so exquisite! A guaranteed experience. Go experience it with your loved one or family. It is like no other.

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived in Acadia National Park (late in my opinion) at 11 am, on a Monday in late September. The leaves had not changed yet, but the view out to the ocean was outstanding. Parking was a little hectic as it was pretty late to arrive...More

Thank kcreig
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited on a clear, sunny autumn day so had the best view of the ‘fall’ colours from Cadillac mountain. Beautiful sight but busy with traffic so allow extra time to find parking space.

Thank caro-arrow
Reviewed 5 days ago

But very windy and cold very crowded no place to pArk but view was wonderful see all ways bay harbor

Thank Terry M
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Sharon S
October 2, 2018|
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Response from mqua | Reviewed this property |
20 minutes. Check when sunrise is and plan to arrive 1/2 hour before. Have a great time!
Patricia T
September 14, 2018|
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Response from Mis605 | Reviewed this property |
We did see dogs leashed. Majority of areas allow. Looks like there are some areas where they aren't allowed and others not recommended. Cadillac was not recommended it appears. Google Acadia national park dogs allowed
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Wanderering1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you do need to buy a permit. I can't say more than that because we were on a coach trip off a ship. The driver did comment that visitors need to stop at the park office to get their permit and the rangers are very... More