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“Shore Path, Bar Harbor August 2014”
Review of Shore Path

Shore Path
Ranked #2 of 74 things to do in Bar Harbor
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Reviewed August 26, 2014

The shore path is an easy walk along the shore of Bar Harbor, Maine. It runs from the warf at the bottom of Main and West Streets about 3/4 of a mile or so along the east coast of Mt. Desert Island. Its a well maintained, paved path and two people can easily walk side by side on it. There are multiple areas where you could walk or jump down to the water. The shoreline was mostly rocky and broken shell. There was no sand beaches in Bar Harbor. The weather was excellent and I was able to get several dozen really good pictures of boats passing and of the Porcupine Islands off shore. There is a short-cut trail back to Main St about two thirds of the way down, and the trail abrupltly ends at a side street behind the hospital at the far end of Main St. If you like a nice stroll in the good weather, with scenery to boot, the Shore Path is a nice way to spend an hour.

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Reviewed August 26, 2014

Every morning I walked from my Inn to the shore path and then walked the shore path which goes along Frenchman's Bay. The round trip for me was a nice 4 mile walk that could not be more beautiful and relaxing.

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Reviewed August 25, 2014

This ran right in front of our hotel and was an easy walk into town. Walking to the end is an easy walk in front of beautiful properties and right next to the bay.

Thank Dawn P
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Reviewed August 22, 2014

We walked alongside the Shore Path at sunset and it was stunning. It was a great post-cocktail pre-dinner stroll into town.

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Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a nice easy walk along the road/ocean. At certain points, there are beautiful views of the ocean and rocks. I would suggest venturing off of the path itself onto the rocks. My boyfriend and I walked this path during low tide, so we were able to walk across the rocks right next to the ocean and then climb back up to overlook the ocean. Shore path leads to Thunderhole and if you keep going, Otter Cliffs. We stopped at Thunderhole and turned around and then drove to Otter Cliffs.

We did Shore Path after visiting Sand Beach as they are right next to each other.

Thank Jen C
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