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Mansell Mountain

Long Pond Road, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Natural and Lovely

WE loved Southwest Harbor- easy access daily to the park and Mansell Mountain greeted us each... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
TVHOST
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Myrtle Beach, SC
Beautiful mountain above Long Lake.

There are a couple ways to the top, moderate or difficult. There is also a scenic easy trail along... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
sheilaa1732017
,
Mountain Dale, New York
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“great hike” (2 reviews)
“quiet side” (2 reviews)
“terrain” (2 reviews)
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Long Pond Road, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

WE loved Southwest Harbor- easy access daily to the park and Mansell Mountain greeted us each morning.

Thank TVHOST
Reviewed 13 June 2017

There are a couple ways to the top, moderate or difficult. There is also a scenic easy trail along Long Lake. This lake is very beautiful.

Thank sheilaa1732017
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I have hiked all the trails in Acadia over the years. This one is on the quiet side of the island. Not a busy trail but if you want alone hiking, this is the trail for you.

Thank TimPickel
Reviewed 31 July 2016

It offers stunning panoramic views, challenging and varied terrains, idyllic pond walks and no crowd. Loved it.

Thank Fong Choo S
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We opted for the trail along the pond and then up to the summit. We were rewarded with a beautiful view of the distant bays and mountains. Plenty of wild blueberry bushes along the way.

Thank southcounty02
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Spent a lot of time hiking on the various trails that start and end by Long Pond. Challenged by the Perpendicular Trail (affectionately known as the stair master). The great pond trail is a nice out and back, but also leads up to the Mountain...More

1  Thank lizkri
Reviewed 21 August 2015

A good walk, some steep parts on the Razorback Trail but the group aged 8 to 75 managed it well, ~ 2 miles in a couple hours. This is a little out of the way of the major tourist area of Acadia and so parking...More

1  Thank Z3tz
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Although we didn't finish the full path around the mountain we did love the views, the quiet, and cool shaded path. The breeze was very strong on our trip so layers were good to have on. There were many places to sit on rocks and...More

Thank Diana R
Reviewed 9 October 2014

You will appreciate this hike even if you are not an avid hiker. There are about 4 trails up Mansell and the views from the top make it well worth the effort.

Thank Mystic1959
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the scenery and fresh air. Stretch your legs out on a beautiful, well marked trail. Gotta love Maine!

Thank AlbertAlberta2012
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