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“A Nice Place To Stop Regardless Of The Boom”
Review of Thunder Hole

Thunder Hole
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Owner description: Chasm surrounded by water and gardens.
East Falmouth
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A Nice Place To Stop Regardless Of The Boom”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

We stopped there last week twice and, all though not a lot of thundering was happening, it's a very picturesque place to visit. There are lots of places to walk around atop rocks along the shore. I know the thunder part has to happen under very specific conditions, so don't be upset if it doesn't live up to your expectations on your first visit. You probably won't hear much on a nice, calm day but that also means you'll have a great day elsewhere at the park. Stormy conditions are best for "thundering" here which also likely means the rest of your park experience will be dampered by the weather.
So take the good with the bad, and enjoy this spot for what it is all the time which is beautiful and don't worry about what it is some of the time which is loud.

Visited August 2013
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Orange County, NY
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Just ok”
Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

Honestly, there are so many other places to see beautiful sights in Acadia that are WAY less crowded than Thunder Hole. We stopped by as we were hiking on Ocean Path and weren't really that impressed. The views from the vistas on Ocean Path are equally as pretty and not filled with so many people. It felt a little like a tourist trap here. If you are on your way past it, stop and see it...but I wouldn't recommend going out of your way to visit it.

Visited August 2013
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Bellevue, Washington
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77 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Nice scenic spot for photographs”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

Would like to come back when it is thundering, but beautiful none the less. Great spot for family photo and some self contemplation, with a lots of places along the granite to get away from the others.

Visited August 2013
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Hawalli, Kuwait
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75 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Go in the right time”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

Suggest to chose the right time to go there, early morning to avoid the rush and can see the sun rise over cadilac mountain summit , then chose the peak time for water tide to see the water thunder ,go in diffrent time you my be not lucky enough to see it and may not inerest you

Visited July 2013
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Spring Valley, New York
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Fun and exciting”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

I remember this attraction as a 10 yr old child- Still loved it as a 51 year old child. check the tide schedule and be prepared to be wowed

Visited August 2013
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