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Address: begins at the Town Pier, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Lovely walk with great views

We did this walk on a gray misty day and it was quite lovely. Very scenic so be sure to bring your camera. I would not miss this walk if you're in Bar Harbor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did this walk on a gray misty day and it was quite lovely. Very scenic so be sure to bring your camera. I would not miss this walk if you're in Bar Harbor.

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West Chester, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very busy when cruise ships arrive, but when you wait until before/after you are golden. It can be a tourist trap in the area with people trying to sell things along the way, but it is a nice walk when not crowded. Pleasant views of the coast and nice gorgeous buildings line the coast. It's a good stop and easy... More 

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Walpole, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This path is a very nice walk to have either on your own or with one you love. It's nice to look out onto the water and see the boats and the path is paved.

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Thank animewoman30
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An easy walk on paved path with both stopping points along the way, and a number of information boards drawing attention to particular landmarks. The coastline view is glorious, even in less than perfect weather. As an activity it is a good first choice on arrival in Bar Harbor.

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1 Thank Holidayprofi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We walked the shore path out and around back in to town every morning. This mile + jaunt has beautiful views and made for a great start to the day.

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1 Thank Corrine G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful easy walk along the shore in Bar Harbor! It's not paved but has little pebbles. You have beautiful views of the bay!

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Thank Patricia K
Dover, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easy walk with nice harbor views. Recommend parking near hospital and using shops and bars on Main st to complete the loop

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Columbia, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The shore trail leads from the park at the center of Bar Harbor along the rocky coast for about half a mile. It is a very pleasant walk and not strenuous. I wouldn’t call it hiking when Acadia is just down the road but for those who prefer the shopping/dining of Bar Harbor it is a very nice walk and... More 

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Albany, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is part of my happy place. Being next to the ocean, listening and observing nature is wonderful. I was disappointed to see someone flying a drone here - unbelievable, but besides that, the shore path is part of my daily ritual when staying in Bar Harbor. Sometimes I walk a loop through the village and sometimes just walk back... More 

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south carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Returned to it many times. Great walk along the water. Watch the boats in frenchmen's bay. Smell the salt air.

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