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Jordan Pond

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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Very pretty, easy hike

Jordan Pond is very pretty and has an easy hiking path around it. It took us about an hour and a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Becca R
via mobile
Easy walk around a beautiful pond (aka Lake)

This is an almost all flat walk around the pond. It is very pretty and we saw some some loons and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andy G
Georgetown, Texas
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A pond in Acadia National Park with nature walks nearby.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jordan Pond is very pretty and has an easy hiking path around it. It took us about an hour and a half. A large portion of it is walking on boardwalks which got boring after a while and took away from our ability to look...More

Thank Becca R
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an almost all flat walk around the pond. It is very pretty and we saw some some loons and other birds fairly close up. There were a lot of insects, luckily not the biting kind but in our face, on part of the...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walking the 3+ mile path around the pond was beautiful! It took slightly over an hour at a moderate pace... much of the path is a boardwalk. It really was a great short hike with stunning views!

1  Thank lovealwayslisa8
Reviewed 3 days ago

Jordan Pond is a great stop in Acadia National Park. Calm, charming house / restaurant, great point to pick up a trail or carriage road to hike, bike or simply stroll. Must stop!

Thank mkaps
Reviewed 5 days ago

Bring a chair and spend a few hours- great view down the lake and seeing the backdrop of mountains. The restaurant serves up food- but you can bring a picnic!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The path around the pond is easy and family friendly. There are great views all the way around. Don't miss the beach like spot where you can go sit on the rocks and listen to the waves coming in. If your lucky you will also...More

Thank Ajelawrence
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're not a die-hard hiker, but want to get off the Acadia Loop road, try the Jordan Pond hike. It is 3.2 miles around the pond perimeter. Trail hugs the lake and has 3 sections: graded path, wooden raised platform over the bog and...More

Thank T_and_P_Mo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jordan's Pond has a mostly flat walking area around pond, a few rocks and a leveled log section and a small bridge to cross and the water is so clear and serene! We went just before lunch and It wasn't too busy which was a...More

Thank brenda w
Reviewed 1 week ago

3 reasonably fit folks, oldest of 74, set out to the right and totally enjoyed our stroll. Found some nice rocks for a lunch break, the scenery is very pretty. We weren't educated on the trail enough to be prepared for the rock scramble on...More

Thank h2ochild
Reviewed 1 week ago

is another man's lake. This is a beautiful spot to stop and catch your breath after driving (and hiking), the one-way Park Loop. A walk down to the boat ramp is lovely, too.

Thank gatrgrl05
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I wanted to ask about Jordan Pond. Did you see any birds there? I am wanting to see LOONS & sometimes they might have babies by now. Did you see any birds? Also some one said something about "Black Flies" -- what are those? Biting flies? Should I spray on bug spray? Thank you.
June 8, 2017|
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Response from freddapick | Reviewed this property |
Black flies are the scourge of Maine in springtime! I saw a woman on tv last week make up a balsamic vinaigrette recipe that INCLUDED black flies! I guess that's how aggressive we Mainers have become toward the pests!! My... More
Thomas P
Where would you recommend we rent kayaks for Eagle Lake or Jordan Pond?
August 30, 2016|
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Response from Mac2105 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think there is any kayaking there
Do I need a reservation for tea at Jordon House? What is the time and price?
July 18, 2016|
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Response from mommadoc2420 | Reviewed this property |
tried to get in saturday on Columbus day late afternoon, impossible 90 minute wait no place to park We left