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Shore Path

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Address: begins at the Town Pier, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Nice short walk along the water

This is a lovely short walk along the water and past some lovely cottages. It's only 1 mile round trip and worth the time to just enjoy the view and some peace.

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Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is a lovely short walk along the water and past some lovely cottages. It's only 1 mile round trip and worth the time to just enjoy the view and some peace.

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Belmont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took a walk in rain/fog and sun. Great views of the ocean in the sun or a simple walk to enjoy the near sites in the rain or fog.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy walk with great views of the ocean. Ends up in the downtown area with shopping and restaurants.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great walking path, similar to the Marginal Way in Ogunquit, ME. You can get out on the rocks and see Balance Rock while you're there. It's a nice option after dinner when you get tired of the shops.

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

This is only a one mile walk but has beautiful scenery of the ocean and the "cottages" on the ocean. You walk right along the beach and can go down onto the beach. It starts at the park near the pier and its a real easy walk for anyone

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Georgia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The start of the Shore Path is easily located close to the port at Agamont Park in downtown Bar Harbor and is an easy walk for all ages. Our one year old niece enjoyed the walk from her backpack carrier. The Path offers views of the water as well as historic homes and buildings. The end of the path is... More 

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Shore Path is a little under a mile (?) from the main dock in Bar Harbor up to a residential area. It threads the shore line and a number of beautiful "cottages" (seaside mansions) facing the water. It is quiet, serene and especially lovely at sundown.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

along the shore. Thankfully this was very close to where we were staying so a walk into town was nicer along this route

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new york
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The shore path is a lovely walk with great views of the harbor and islands off the coast. The most fun is to get off the path and go down to the rocky water front!

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Media, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great way to see the bay. It is flat, not challenging and family friendly. In August it is crowded but that is to be expected BH is crowded in August.

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