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“Beautiful place!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ocean Trail

Ocean Trail
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Ranked #4 of 72 things to do in Bar Harbor
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Owner description: Walking trail along Frenchman Bay.
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Beautiful place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We did this walk as part of our tour through Acadia National Park. The whole area has the most beautiful scenery and the trail allowed us to see it up front. There is a well devised and maintained path which follows the coastline, we were lucky to have perfect weather, so it was all most enjoyable. Do not leave this area without visiting the park and walking the trail - highlight of our trip!

Visited October 2013
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6 Thank Christine P
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Pittsburgh
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Find it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Our hotel consierge directed us to find the little path connected to the Ocean Trail and we were so glad he did. A morning walk watching the sun come up was what makes us want to go back to Bar Harbor...and the shops...and the restaurants...and the Bar Harbor Grand...Awesome place!

Visited October 2013
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Florida
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

"Big bang" theory? I don't think so. As I heard another visitor say to her hubby, "This place is insanely beautiful." Perfectly described.

Visited October 2013
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Pepperell
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67 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Challenging”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Always like a challenge so hiking on cliffs always fun and exciting. Not many people hike the coast line just beautiful.

Visited October 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Amazing!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

If you do nothing else in Acadia, walk this trail. The views are Amazing! We took the trail to sand beach, which was beautiful, and then took the path from the other side of the beach. We walked along the path to Thunder Hole and back.

Visited October 2013
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