Shore Path, Bar Harbor

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#2 of 41 in Wildlife in Maine
Stroll the 1.6 km (1 mi) scenic Shore Path, with views of the harbor and Porcupine Islands at Acadia National Park. The trail cuts between lavish mansions and lush private gardens on one side and rugged, rocky shoreline on the other. Ocean views bring sightings of boats and ships, from tiny kayaks to large cruiseliners. Since the spot is away from the usual hotel and tourism zones, you'll have the chance to take photographs of the landscape, including tide pools. Soak up the local history via outdoor signs that mark the path and explain the significance of landmarks along the way. You can plan Bar Harbor trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • October 4, 2017
    This shoreline path started very near our rental and led along the water up to the busy end of town. We did the walk 3 or 4 times, rather than navigating the busy sidewalks back to our place. It was p...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    The shore path is an easy way to see the coast and get a little bit of history. It is good for all levels of fitness.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    SWeather walking or jogging the shore path is not to be missed. Around each bend is a beautiful view. The homes are lovely. There are benches to rest and enjoy the views. A great short cut to in town ...  more »

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