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Address: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Walking trail along Frenchman Bay.

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great walk

Love this walk, some really nice pictures and wonder views. Enjoyed it time and time again.looking forward to a return trip.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Walter S
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Madison Heights, Virginia
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Madison Heights, Virginia
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this walk, some really nice pictures and wonder views. Enjoyed it time and time again.looking forward to a return trip.

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow!...Very Nice trail!......You have a nice view of the océan...It's very peaceful and relaxing. You have to go there on your next trip...I will return...

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Burnsville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We so enjoyed traversing along the path and taking in the glorious beauty that was around us. It was so peaceful, the sound of the gulls and the breaking of the waves against the rocks were magical. Just thinking back to our visit makes me happy. I didn't want to leave as this is a beautiful place to walk and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

As many reviews have stated this is one of the easiest walks/hikes but with great views Parking is also easy as you can park on the road and begin the walk at any point For many the destination is the beach area and look for parking there but not necessary

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

For the least amount of work, other than walking the distance, you will be pleasantly surprised with a breathtaking views at each corner you turn.

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wirral
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The path is only half a mile long, its a pleasant stroll.It does go past some grand old properties, and a couple are up for sale f the lottery cheque has arrived¬

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's hard to call this a hike, because it was so flat that it was more of a stroll and in fact I saw a stroller on the "trail" at one point. This path is one everyone can do. It follows the rocky shore from Sand Beach to Otter Point (about 4 miles round trip), but you can walk as... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Ocean Trail is a must do but go early because it is pretty easy and very popular. The crowds begin to get pretty big after 10:00. Do the entire trail to see beautiful ocean vistas, rugged coast and Thunder Hole.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The ocean trail is physically easy and about 3 miles long. It is a must do. The view changes at every bend in the trrail. Look for seals and whales.

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Westmont, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great walk with great views of the bay, homes and ships and boats - easy access to the trail - also was fun to talk with the locals

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