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Echo Lake Beach

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Beautiful lake

Better than expected especially with fall leaves changing colors. Places to sit and take in a... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
Lovely and quiet on an October evening

We stopped by after a long day of exploring, and found that we had the entire beach to ourselves... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Bogota, Colombia
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“changing rooms” (15 reviews)
“small beach” (6 reviews)
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Better than expected especially with fall leaves changing colors. Places to sit and take in a beautiful lake. Like it better than Jordan Pond actually and on the western half side of Acadia National Park.

Thank tfberry
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stopped by after a long day of exploring, and found that we had the entire beach to ourselves around 4:30pm on a Sunday evening in early October. It was a perfect last stop to our day, as there is no trail to walk, just...More

Thank IzziGirlAbroad
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Worth a quick stop, the beach is small . Good place to relax if interested in swimming, subject to the water being warm.There were ample facilities for shower etc. Not many people around. We were on the southern edge of the lake's beach, driving on...More

Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Nice stop on our drive. Scenic. Water too cold to swim. Off season so no crowds. Could see it being a popular spot in the heat of summer. Nice facilities.

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Swim and sun youself from the rock cliff instead of the beach. Pull over at the parking area for Acadia Mountain, short trail to the water. Water superbly clear and clean. Relatively warm compared with the frigid ocean here in Acadia.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Small man made sand beach with facilities (changing rooms, bathrooms). More parking than the beach could accommodate I would guess but it's hard to tell because we were there on a very quiet morning. Started to hike one of the trails but early on came...More

Thank TennaRotor
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This option is an excellent opportunity to get in a quick 2 hour hike (beware of the ladders - not for dogs if you want to reach the summit). Then enjoy a dip at the quaint Echo Beach. A definite for hot days in Acadia!

Thank Edith G
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Small beach but gorgeous views and crystal clear water. We visited on a colder day so didn't get on the lake. We have this spot on the list for our next visit.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

After a hard hike to the Beach Mt summit in 81 degrees, Echo Lake Beach on fresh water was so refreshing at about 70 degrees. Remember, the ocean beaches are part of the North Atlantic at 50 degrees in August.

Thank tedmc_12
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I would give this 4 points if the water was not that cold when I visited. Other than that, the water was so clear that you can even see the bottom. Great view as well.

Thank nhanswifties
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23 August 2016|
Response from Leicadoc | Reviewed this property |
30 minutes at least.