Wondering where to hike at Acadia National Park this weekend? Gorham Mountain is a moderately different 4-mile loop hike that includes a long stretch of even terrain (Ocean Path), a gradual ascent up the south side of the mountain, and a gradual descent down the north side of the mountain. Gorham Mountain rises 525 feet […]
Can’t make it to Cadillac Mountain to see the sunrise? That’s okay. This 2012 time lapse video by YouTube user Earl Brechlin gives us a full view of what it’s like from darkness to sun in the sky. Did you know that Cadillac Mountain is the first place in the United States to see the […]
If you’re like me and you’re not exactly active, or if you have small kids or mobility issues then you’re going to want to know about these seven awesome spots in Acadia that are accessible and fun to experience.
Thunder Hole in Acadia National Park is a popular spot for visitors to see the power of the sea first hand. Known for its thundering noise, and big splashes, it can be a great place to visit. But what’s it really like? These videos tell the story best. It’s known for being very loud … […]
While searching through the archives, we found this short 2-minute digitized film reel of folks waiting to observe an eclipse from the top of Mount Cadillac, Mount Desert Island, Maine circa 1932.
Wondering where to hike at Acadia National Park this weekend? Parkman Mountain-Bald Peak is a moderate-strenuous hike that covers two peaks. It clocks in at just under 3 miles. With two peaks that both rise more than 900 feet above sea level, this hike includes some short, steep sections that require hand-over-foot climbing, as well […]
Wondering where to hike at Acadia National Park this weekend? Great Head Trail is a moderately challenging hike along a 1.4-mile loop. Ruins of a teahouse, stunning views of Frenchman’s Bay, shallow stone steps and long bridges are just some of the highlights of this loop trail hike that skirts the rocky coast. The Great Head Trail is […]