Park Loop Road, Acadia National Park

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#1 of 7 in Scenic Drive in Maine
Drive the scenic route on Park Loop Road to explore Acadia National Park. Beginning at Hulls Cove visitor center, you can cruise this 43 km (27 mi) stretch for views of the park's lakes, mountains, forests, and coast. Drive carefully, as wildlife can often be spotted crossing the road. Pullover points are dotted along the road to provide safe places for you to stop and take pictures or stretch your legs. The loop continues another 5.6 km (3.5 mi) to the summit of Mount Cadillac, at 466 m (1,530 ft) high, for fantastic panoramas of the Acadian skyline. Add Park Loop Road and other attractions to your Acadia National Park trip itinerary using our Acadia National Park online attractions planner .
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  • We broke our walk up, but we ended up going all the way from Sand Beach to Otter Cliffs. Absolutely stunning — I recommend stopping at every entry point (stairs, paths) because some of the most beauti...  more »
  • Whether you have a limited amount of time or an extended amount of time you must do the Park Loop Road. It's a 19 mile loop. Be sure to hit all the scenic turn offs along the way especially including ...  more »
  • Stop and hike around to take stunning photos! Watch for parked traffic in right lane. We drive this loop first to see what looked interesting, then revisited stood rest of day and next.  more »
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