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Park Loop Road

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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A quick way to soak in the park

The park loop road starts from the visitor center and loop around the major attractions in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MOKKualaLumpur
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Kuala Lumpur
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Great views.

We drove the park and stopped at the mountain. The views are spectacular. I would recommend coming... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Love4SunnyDays
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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A major national park in Maine where the attractions and sights are well known along the 20-mile Park Loop Road.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful drive” (80 reviews)
“thunder hole” (161 reviews)
“sand beach” (170 reviews)
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The park loop road starts from the visitor center and loop around the major attractions in the park. It's a good way to see the park if you are short on time. Be careful to plan you route as some sections are one way only...More

Thank MOKKualaLumpur
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We drove the park and stopped at the mountain. The views are spectacular. I would recommend coming to the park. There is also a beach that you can enjoy.

Thank Love4SunnyDays
Reviewed 2 days ago

We parked the car at Sand Beach and walked to the end of the trail. We did find that there was parking along the way at various spots which I would recommend if you aren't a hiker. The trail wasn't too difficult but then we...More

Thank LHWabasha
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the main attraction of the park. Enjoy the ride, take advantage of the turn-outs, explore the main viewpoints, set aside time to absorb it all. We asked for some advice at the visitor's center on how to improve our visit, and we were...More

Thank NeverUnpacked
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited in October during "peak" color. Due to unusual warm temps this year the fall colors consisted of the full range from green to brilliant red. Beautiful overlooks, great hiking opportunities and amazing scenery! Easy to spend the whole day. Bring snacks, concessions are...More

Thank Crystal N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful views along this drive. Many overlooking Bar Harbor with the ships in harbor. Most overlooks there was ample parking but some not. Be very careful where to park it will be necessary for you to back out onto the highway. Foliage is beginning to...More

Thank Bhoff4273
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did a guided tour of Acadia National Park in September 2018. There were lots of spots to stop and park, and then do some hiking. You get beautiful views of the ocean coastline, forests that go right up to the beach, and mountain backdrops....More

Thank TravelerfromNJ2
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited in October at the peak of the fall foilage. The roads were excellent- scenary amazing - take your time and see everything!

Thank Traveller-NS
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful views. Ocean, mountain, ponds, foliage is beautiful. First time coming in October. Will definitely come back again. Love it here.

Thank cmmcinnis36
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled the loop a few times. Great easy hikes along the shore. Foggy our first couple of days but still worth hiking. Day 3 was clear and the views were awesome! Lots of parking and places to pull off to get those pictures. Be...More

Thank DimarieOhio
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fredsharley
24 September 2017|
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Response from dentalmediator | Reviewed this property |
Late August through the end of October (IMO).
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Joy C
17 September 2017|
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Response from Mir K | Reviewed this property |
I think so, saw big buses in that loop road. Better to check the park web site which may have information on this, not sure if there is a size restrictions.
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Terri G
3 July 2017|
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Response from MyrtleBeach60 | Reviewed this property |
Bangor....nice small airport and easy in and out, about 90 minutes drive to Bar Harbor
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