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Wildwood Stables

#9 of 21 Outdoor Activities in Acadia National Park Features Animals
Acadia National Park, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-276-3622
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A Must I'd you visit Acadia

The first tip I have is if you are going to Acadia please book a carriage ride in advance. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tara Y
via mobile
Lots of story history told. GREAT!!

It was a sunny day and near perfect for a wagon ride, a history, engineering, drams lesson and an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cherie1971695
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Rochester, New York
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Stables that offer one- and two-hour carriage rides in Acadia National Park.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bridge tour” (20 reviews)
“hour tour” (17 reviews)
“carriage ride” (45 reviews)
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Acadia National Park, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first tip I have is if you are going to Acadia please book a carriage ride in advance. We didn't do that and waited until we got there. We called the stables and asked if they had anything available for the entire week we...More

2  Thank Tara Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a sunny day and near perfect for a wagon ride, a history, engineering, drams lesson and an appreciation for the foresight of people. They were right on time, loading the wagons after we watched the horses being hooked up to the wagons. The...More

Thank Cherie1971695
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I booked a private carriage ride for two hours recently. Our driver and guide, Colleen, was so interesting and informative. We drove through miles and miles of carriage roads both in Acadia National Park and also on Rockefeller property that they are...More

Thank Oldmarsh
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We took the 2 hour bridge tour and really enjoyed it. Our guide, Brin, was very friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the park. We saw some of the stone arch bridges as we went along and we also stopped at one of them...More

Thank fleurymaple
Reviewed 30 May 2017

My husband and I took a one hour carriage tour of the Carriage Roads in Acadia National Park. Our guide, Mike, was a wonderful story teller. He was informative and amusing. Next time, we hope to take one of the longer tours

1  Thank weheckman
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Was in Bar Harbor with my two teenage children, and I wanted them to learn about the history of the area in addition to enjoying the scenery. We booked the 9:45 Bridges tour and were not disappointed! Two beautiful Belgian draft horses pulled our wagon,...More

1  Thank worleybird98
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The guide that we had was knowledgeable about the park the trails and the local history. Horses were all well kept and truly cared for.. I try to get to the island at least every other year and still take the tour every time.. Highly...More

Thank robertem956
Reviewed 19 November 2016

You can go for a horse-drawn carriage ride or tour from end of May through mid-October with prices for adults ranging from $20 to $36. No horse trail rides, but you can bring your own horse & stable it at Wildwood Stables.

Thank magic_carpets
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Loved every part of Bar Harbor area and Acadia National Park except this group. The actual carriage rides may be great, but I never got to find out. Staff did not appear to want to accommodate us or offer us advice on setting up a...More

Thank NavyMom85
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We took a carriage ride here as park of a cruise ship excursion. You ride in a long carriage drawn by two large draft horses along park trails made over 29 years by a member of the Vanderbilt family. The trails keep your exposure to...More

Thank Sean M
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