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Heart of Acadia Loop

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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Pull Over To Sea

This a nice way to see this park by car. Great scenery everywhere you look and trails to follow. A... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
West Bend, Wisconsin
27 Miles to Loop

The Loop of Acadia National Park is 27 miles and it is one way. Therefore, be sure that you plan... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Canton, Michigan
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Scenic 22-mile loop through Acadia National Park welcomes hikers, horseback riders and bikers along its scenic route.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

This a nice way to see this park by car. Great scenery everywhere you look and trails to follow. A must see.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Loop of Acadia National Park is 27 miles and it is one way. Therefore, be sure that you plan your day accordingly and sequencially or else you will be driving around and around if you pass a stop you wanted to make. Also, you...More

Thank mitravelingteacher
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The air is clean and crisp and on a clear day- the loop is too. The entire loop is worth doing. Try to do it all. Without traffic- it can be done in a few hours.

Reviewed 17 June 2017

We went on this drive very early and it was one of the most beautiful places I have seen. As the sun was rising and the early morning fog burning off it got prettier by the minute! Although the visitor center wasn't yet open, we...More

1  Thank frog20051
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Heart of Acadia is indeed heart stealer. If you like aqua blue water, nature, mountain & weather, want to breath peace, just goooooooo.

Thank ShrenikShah2009
Reviewed 23 March 2017

along the most exquisite part of the Maine coast. Acadia National park is gorgeous. If you love Nature this is heaven.

2  Thank princessdeirdre
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

As part of a New England road trip, we only had a day in the area, so we found that this loop road drive gave us an excellent overview of the scenery and beauty of this park. The charge is very reasonable and allows you...More

Thank Debian12
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We recently visited here and the loop drive is a great way to visit the park. Please know that not all of what the park has to do/see is on the loop but most of the major areas are (Thunder Hole, Jordan Pond). When you...More

Thank dc1836
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Acadia is absolutely beautiful. Wonderful scenery and great hiking trails. Sunrise and sunset from Cadillac Mt.-stunning. Weather was perfect week of Sept. 12. Leaves were barely starting to change,so if you want to see those,I would go a week or 2 later.

Thank Windobiz
Reviewed 14 August 2016

If you don't plan on getting out to walk the coastal paths or hills, then the loop road is a great way to get a feel for the park. You will need to purchase a park pass to do the full loop. (If you plan...More

2  Thank NigelMA
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Questions & Answers
12 August 2015|
Response from M_L88888 |
Not sure about tour but during May-Oct. buy passes online is a good idea because the stations that sell passes locally have specific hours. If you're not sure you'd be there during those hours, buy the 7-day passes online is... More
Bill K
31 March 2015|
Response from M_L88888 |
It's the same road. BTW I know it's an old question but my answer should help others - I had the same question and did quite some research to make sure it's the same thing.