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Bubble Rock

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All reviews north bubble jordan pond parking lot half mile hike great hike easy hike the cliff worth the climb south trail short hike moderate hike parking area views are great worth the effort afraid of heights trail head take your time
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw a great sunset and amazing views during a late afternoon hike to see Bubble Rock! The trail is well kept and there are steps as you ascend to the top. We saw two families with smaller children who were able to hike up the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank attorneylittle
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Really enjoyed the hike - first thing in the morning - not too strenuous at all. Think it took about 20 minutes to get to the top. Be sure to look at the map en route as the trail does not necessarily lead you to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

The trail up was great. We saw two large deer as we came around one corner. Parts were rocky and not super accessible if you are not in good physical condition. Once we got to the top, the sun was starting to set. We didn’t...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank buckeyegirl2005
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Very easy hike with really pretty views. It’s a bit too crowded for my liking but if you get there early you’ll have a much better time plus you’ll get a parking spotj

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jenn C
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

The interesting thing about this rock is that it was perched here by glaciers during the Ice Age. Geologists estimate that it probably came from an area 40 miles to the North - its composition is a very different type of granite to what is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We started what we thought was just a walk and it turned i to a hike that took us to the top and the splendor of bubble rock. So amazing to see what mother nature can do and just a new great view of bar...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank fez0227
Reviewed October 31, 2018

The bubble rock area of the park, like most of the park, offers great views. I was here for fall colors and really thought it was great. And easy to access.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed October 5, 2018

No tricks on this hike just occasional uphill breath testers. You are rewarded with a view of Eagle Lake and Jordan Pond, not to mention the Bubble Rock taking front stage in your hike.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BoscoW52
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is a great place to visit. It's a rock - big deal. The view is nice too - also big deal. The journey up is the fun part. If you come from Bubble parking lot you'll go up the easy way. Children can do...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MarkfromtheIsland
Reviewed September 30, 2018

I know the rock itself is fascinating seeing as it hasn't budged over the years, but the journey is what takes the cake! Its a relatively easy trek, and filled with beautiful vistas. A little tip, however: Don't go here if it's raining, the ground...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Boris L
September 18, 2018|
Response from Boris L |
Attractive and impressive places.
May 26, 2018|
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Response from bklyn56 | Reviewed this property |
If you are only hiking one bubble, I would plan on at least one hour. You will want to linger at the top as the views of Jordan Pond are magnificent. If you are hiking both bubbles, plan on an hour and a half. It is well... More