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Great Hike Off the Beaten Path

If you want to go hiking away from the crowds in Bar Harbor and Acadia, come to the Schoodic... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
wanderingpaynes
Maine is Beautiful

This is an amazing area of our NE country. There are many great places to stop and visit. The... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

If you want to go hiking away from the crowds in Bar Harbor and Acadia, come to the Schoodic Peninsula and enjoy the peace and solitude on this trail. It has amazing views from the top and is worth the trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is an amazing area of our NE country. There are many great places to stop and visit. The entire area around this mountain has nice shops and beautiful scenery. It is worth the time to slow down and visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss the hike up to Schoodic Head while on the peninsula. Take the Blueberry Hill trail to the head of the Schoodic Head trail. Then up about 1 mile to the Head for some great views. Take the longway down for an easy route,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Reagan10
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It is a short hike up Schoodic Mountain, about 1.3 miles on the trail up from the parking lot. A slightly longer hike is available if you do a loop from Donnell Pond. From the top you can see Frenchman's Bay, Flanders Bay, Mount Desert...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank brennanjb2017
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

As has been mentioned in at least one other review, people seem to be confusing Schoodic Mountain with Schoodic Peninsula. Schoodic Mountain is NOT part of Acadia. It IS part of the Donnell Ponds Public Reserve Land. The hikes are different, too. This hike goes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank welles p
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing hike Be sure to take bug spray!!! You get a 360 degree view and you won't regret it. When your at the top just pay attention to where your hike begins. We walked around the top of mountain and couldn't find...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Emmagrl83
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Two people recommended the Schoodic peninsula as an alternative to the Mt. Desert section of Acadia National Park. They were correct as there were no crowds or traffic to deal with and we spent a leisurely few hours driving around and exploring. I took the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank James H
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

We took the steepest route to the top. The east trail. About 1 mile round trip. It actually was pretty steep in places but very doable. Watch out for low branches. I smacked my head. Decent views from the top

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lareson
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a great afternoon hike with the benefit of Berry snacks along the way. What a view of Flanders bay!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank AverillHouseVineyard
Reviewed July 4, 2017

be willing to take photos and then just take it all in--the sea air, the cool, the sound of the ocean, the details of the landscape

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Pamela H
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