Dorr Mountain, Acadia National Park

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The narrow ridge of Dorr Mountain features four hiking trails offering scenic views of the surroundings. All routes pass through wooded areas, with some sections running along streams and across valleys, and others dropping over boulders and big rocks. Occasionally, you will have to walk on wooden planks placed across beaver ponds. Once you reach the summit at 365 m (1,270 ft) above sea level, take in the panoramic view of the ocean and offshore islands. The most interesting and challenging trail works its way up a steep ascent made easier by some granite and iron steps. Use our Acadia National Park trip itinerary planning app to visit Dorr Mountain on your trip to Acadia National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This was a decent hike with some magnificent views. Lots of stairs to climb and a ladder you must navigate but it isn't too difficult if you take your time. We saw a few other climbers but it was pret...  more »
  • A challenging hike for a 58 and 60 year old couple but we really enjoyed it and the views are worth it. You can't drive to the top of Dorr and I thought some of the views were better than Cadillac Mou...  more »
  • We mounted by the Kirk Dideriech Climb from the parking lot on route 3 near the Tarn. We went back down by the South Ridge and then the loop to the tarn. While the aisle is an almost vertical ascent in markets of granite, the descent is longer but easier. However, the last part is fun, because we walk stone in stone along the pond. At the top, the view is beautiful. My downside is that route 3 is very busy, so half of the ascent and a part of the end is to the sound of the cars. This contrasts with the usual calm of the Park.
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