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Jordan Pond

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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Nice trail, view of symmetric mountain and good food

This is at about to end of the park loop and near the carriage roads. Jordan pond’s water is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saurabh G
New Jersey
A Beautiful Pond and Some Easy Trails

This is a beautiful pond to sit near and to walk around—and peaceful, if you go when there aren't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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A pond in Acadia National Park with nature walks nearby.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is at about to end of the park loop and near the carriage roads. Jordan pond’s water is transparent and best for photo enthusiastic people. You can spend a lot of time in photography here. Since water is transparent so, good reflection on Bubble...More

Thank Saurabh G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful pond to sit near and to walk around—and peaceful, if you go when there aren't too many tourists around.

Thank MaineGuy777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pond can be hiked around with good balance and the right footwear. One can sit outside the nearby restaurant and have their famous popovers w/ jam and plenty of interested bees, in season. Parking can be a problem and reservations can make things go...More

Thank L2138MWamandar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While there are a number of trails, you could just drive to the near by parking lot and take a short walk to the pond. We were there at the end of the fall color season, but it was still very scenic. There are restrooms...More

Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our second day vacationing in Acadia National Park we hiked Jordan Pond. It is a trail that follows the shoreline of this pond and is a little under 4 miles long. The trail is superbly maintained and very level. One area, on the western...More

Thank sradmd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only will you enjoy the amazing hike, but afterward stop to have HOT popovers, butter, jam, tea while you gaze out at the amazing view. Weather permitting, sit outside. Kids and adults alike will remember this forever. GO NOW! And, if you want to...More

Thank dillmonish d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are 60+ and were looking for a beautiful hike that was energizing without being too challenging or difficult. Jorndan lake fit the bill perfectly. The walk was beautiful with the fall folliage, we saw evidence of much beaver activity. It was...More

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful lake!. We were there in the middle of Oct, and the park was crowded, Jordan Pond especially. The parking lot here was full and we drove around in the additional parking lot until someone came out. The restaurant and cafe were packed...More

Thank 175MOM
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had a lovely hike around the pond mid-day and between rains. We found it to be interesting, certainly not boring, as part of the trail was flat, part was rocky, part was over split logs! When they say "boardwalk" do not think they mean...More

Thank Audrey B
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Romantic, relax, intimate seating out side on the lawn looking over a small body of water within the national park. Popovers are amazing with their jam and tea!

Thank Katherine L
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30 August 2017|
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Response from Lizzy K | Reviewed this property |
Without having the map in front of me the easier portion of the trail starts off to the , if you are looking at the pond from the restaurant, to the left of the restaurant. As you wrap around the other side is where the... More
8 June 2017|
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Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
I am not a bird watcher so I don't know about loons. I had no problem with flies. I was there before Memorial Day. I've heard they are closer to the coastline and in the summer along the coastline.
Thomas P
31 August 2016|
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Response from Mac2105 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think there is any kayaking there