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Bubble Rock

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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A good hike

This was a nice hike up to Bubble Rock. Then the payoff is seeing that huge boulder precariously... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
Beautiful views and a great workout

My friend and I hiked both the North and South Bubble. Acadia is a lovely park with many hikes. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle S
Columbus, Ohio
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a nice hike up to Bubble Rock. Then the payoff is seeing that huge boulder precariously on the edge! Make sure you get your picture taken with it - I imagine one day that rock will be rolling right off! A fun hike...More

Thank ddallas1969
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I hiked both the North and South Bubble. Acadia is a lovely park with many hikes. I would rate this one as strenuous but not extremely so. As long as you are prepared for the elevation (that is how you get to...More

1  Thank Michelle S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Acedia national park for the Labor Day weekend. We first planned to hike just Jordon pond and be done with it but my daughter got bored of this. We found the trail signs for bubble rock and started climbing.We never realised how tough...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How can you not like this amazing balancing rock? And the fairly short hike up is fast and fun and affords great views--this is one of the best hikes in Acadia.

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading all the reviews this was a must do for our family of two adults and two teens. The park was busy the day we went and parking was a bit of a challenge, but we decided to wait a few minutes and were...More

Thank sheimar
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

An easy hike up South Bubble Rock will get you to this rock. Fun to look at and the kids will love it.

Thank MidwestSailor83
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

We hiked north bubble and the summit with our three dogs. A lot of fun and a really beautiful hike. Highly recommend. Beautiful views and our dogs really enjoyed climbing up the rocks on the trails.

Thank Augustandwally
Reviewed August 15, 2017

When we did this hike many years when kids were younger (6 & 8), we only hiked up South Bubble. This time we did both, and I liked North Bubble better than South Bubble. Of course, South Bubble has Bubble Rock, and that's kind of...More

4  Thank khollth
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We did both the bubbles hikes (south bubble has bubble rock) and they both were amazing. The north bubble trail has a better view of the pond, but south bubble trail has bubble rock!

Thank Cgormans4
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We set out in the morning and hiked South Bubble (with Bubble Rock), then conquered North Bubble, then got to Jordan Pond House at 10:45a to put our name in for lunch/blueberry lemonade/popovers at 11a. It was a perfect plan. South Bubble is a fun...More

1  Thank Andre S
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July 8, 2017|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Cadillac Mountain is only 15-20 min from the main gate driving, check for sunrise time get there 30-45 min prior and pray for clear weather. Thunder Hole is at the beginning of the Ocean Path so once again timing/conditions... More
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