Daniel Sargent

Ultimate Lists of Top 5 Best Hikes in Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is a great place to explore nature on foot as it boasts beautiful, lush New England greenery, scenic and rugged, rocky coastal mountains and majestic granite peaks with large trail systems that everyone who loves hiking and great outdoors will surely enjoy. So, get ready to leave the crowded Bar Harbor as we go on a rocky cliff and ocean path adventures of the Top 5 Best Hiking trails in Acadia National Park.

Cadillac Mountain Trail

Cadillac Mountain Trail is one of the best, short and easy trail that offers picturesque view. It is the first spot in the United States to catch the sunrise and the tallest mountain peak in Mount Desert Island.

Beehive Loop Trail

If you’re craving for an adrenaline rush then Beehive Loop Trail is the best. However, it is not recommended for those who has a fear of heights as the routes up there is very steep that you need an iron rungs to climb up. Even though hiking this trail is hard, it’s all worth it as you will be rewarded with a stunning view of Acadia’s beaches and cliffs as well as the Atlantic.

Champlain Mountain Southridge Trail

Second highest peak in Acadia that offers seclusion, stunning ocean views and IG-worthy panoramas of the neighboring peaks.

Gorham Mountain Trail

Not the tallest mountain but the trail is busy because it is a good way to glimpse the Mount Desert Island and hikers are treated to a wonderful views of the oceans from the summit.

Precipice Trail

One of the most challenging but rewarding hikes in the park where you’ll be needing iron rungs as well and ladders fixed to exposed cliffs so that you can be rewarded with a scenic summit and amazing view of the Sand Beach.

 

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