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Schoodic Peninsula

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-801-9444
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What a Great Day

We drove the over one hour drive from Bar Harbor, you need GPS. You get to walk out on the rocks at... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
dberck
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Nashville, Tennessee
Natural beauty at its best!

Schoodic Peninsula is the eastern-most section of Acadia National Park. It is free of an commercial... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Henry C
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New Haven, Connecticut
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“winter harbor” (29 reviews)
“main park” (11 reviews)
“on the rocks” (22 reviews)
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We drove the over one hour drive from Bar Harbor, you need GPS. You get to walk out on the rocks at the Point. The crashing waves are great. It was a relaxing day just sitting on the rocks watching the ocean. Would have liked...More

Thank dberck
Reviewed 5 days ago

Schoodic Peninsula is the eastern-most section of Acadia National Park. It is free of an commercial activity. One sees the beauty of an area essentially as it has been for hundreds of years. Low growing shrubs of great beauty, mosses, every greens. The rocks on...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We rode our bikes along schoodic point, and it was a beautiful and quiet ride in nature. It is a nice combination of ocean, woods, and ponds.

Thank Lizzie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very quiet portion of Maine that takes in the lesser known portion of Acadia Nat'l Park. The scenery here is terrific and it is very quiet. Bring a camp chair, snacks and sun tan lotion to enjoy the serenity of the area.

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drive the loop for some outstanding views of the water and shore, along with many lobster boats. Easy to get to and several pulloffs for great pictures.

Thank eatbread
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it is only 4 miles across the bay from Bar Harbor, Schoodic is about an hour's drive from downtown. It is well worth it. There are few crowds, and plenty of beach to visit and explore. There is a ferry from downtown Bar Harbor...More

Thank drbobstl
Reviewed 1 week ago

If your at Bar Harbor Acadia with extra days to spend, then would suggest taking a drive or ferry ride there. Very pretty island and great views. Just so many great views in base park that traveling to Schoodic is a long way to go...More

Thank anthonyrizzi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Schoodic Point, part of Acadia National Park is a great place to just sit on the rocks and relax. Arrive 2 hours before high tide for the heaviest wave action, but anytime is good. Wear shoes with non-slip soles as there are no paths on...More

Thank Dave_H_2525
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In an attempt to escape the tourists in the main park, we chose to drive the Schoodic Penninsula loop. Wonderful rainy day activity. Watching the waves crash into the rocky shore in a storm is beautiful! Highly recommended & worth the trip. Definately stop in...More

Thank Erica B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on our last trip as we stayed in winter harbor. It was my favorite part in both trips to Maine. It's quieter, less hustle and bustle. We had a lot of fun trolling the rocks. When the tide came in we were...More

Thank Emily S
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