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Dorr Mountain

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Sieur De Monts Road, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-288-3338
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Steep trail. Good views.

This is a very steep trail with some interesting features along the way and good view at Dorr... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JohnfromMedfield
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Medfield, Massachusetts
via the ladder trail

Loved it!!! What a great trail!! The ladders were so fun and the views going up were amazing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lareson
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Warwick, Rhode Island
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“ladder trail” (10 reviews)
“rock stairs” (2 reviews)
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Sieur De Monts Road, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a very steep trail with some interesting features along the way and good view at Dorr summit of Cadillac mountain and Champlain Mountain, as well as the ocean and Bar Harbor. First off, make sure you bring more water then you think you'll...More

Thank JohnfromMedfield
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved it!!! What a great trail!! The ladders were so fun and the views going up were amazing!!! My 11 and 16 year old loved it. It is difficult though. We have hiked in 15 national parks and nothing that we have done (which is...More

1  Thank Lareson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hike. Many stairs and a ladder or two. Bring hiking poles. Somewhat strenuous but worth the effort at the top of the mountain awesome views at top and a few options to choice for the decent. Can also hike across to summit cadillac mtn....More

Thank Myrtlefan32
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We climbed Cadillac and thought going this way would be fun to get over to sieur de monts. It was a little harder than we expected but we did it! Thankfully we didn't go the ladder trail way. But we did make it over to...More

1  Thank axj23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went up with 3 kids aged 7-12, so no problem to take kids on this hike, as long as they don't mind a bit of a challenge -- with rest stops (and some wild blueberry-picking stops!), we did the whole hike up (to 370...More

Thank igal27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are no less than seven trails up Dorr, each with its special charm. But the most amazing trial is the Homuns It was built in the early years of 1900 and was the favorite of Dorr, one of the early movers behind the trail...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed July 4, 2017

I hiked up the Kurt Deidrich trail which are steps, path along the "edge" of the mountain looking onto the Tarn. If you want to take the Ladder Trail my advice is to only go UP it. The views of the Great Meadow and all...More

Thank Cherie1971695
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Took Curt Dietrich's Climb and it was great fun on the stairs. Love this trail - one of my favorites. Starts at the beginning of the Tarn and meets the Emery Path about half way up the Mountain. Great views of Cadillac and Champlain as...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed June 22, 2017

We initially chose to hike an easy trail along the base of the hill, but due to a little confusion with trail directions we ended up on this very difficult hike and actually did the hike backwards. By the time we realized our error we...More

Thank A Z
Reviewed June 6, 2017

This was an intense, awesome trail. It is very steep, but mostly stair-step boulders. There are 2-3 ladder/rung climbing parts, but not nearly as scary as the Beehive Trail. The views at the top are fantastic, and taking the south ridge trail down gives you...More

Thank CaitlinA249
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