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This trail was an easy to moderate hike — just about anyone can do this though there is a small bit of climbing up and over some rocks. The paths were well marked and the views were BEAUTIFUL. We headed out at sunrise and the...More
The Great Head trail ended up being a favorite of the day. This 2 mile loop takes you to 100 ft cliffs overlooking Sand Beach. We had to traverse rocks, and did a lot of exploring.
I was not expecting the scenery, so I was...More
We did this hike last week with our 3 school aged kids. It was by far our favorite hike in Acadia. Beautiful views. There is a fair amount of scrambling over rocks which was fun for all - but, be sure you have good shoes!...More
We thoroughly enjoyed this hike! Fantastic views. Well maintained portion until you reach the section which brings you onto the beach. At this point, our our local friend returned to the parking lot and drove to the beach area lot to pick us up. We...More
We parked at Sand Beach parking lot (at 9:30 am it was already crowded, we were lucky to find a parking spot). Walked down the steps and then walked to the far end of the beach, where the trailhead is located. We were a bit...More
We took the free shuttle to the Sand Beach parking lot to do this hike. I highly recommend the shuttle because when we finished the hike back at the parking lot, cars were everywhere in the lot and up the road for at least 1...More