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Shore Path

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Address: begins at the Town Pier, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME

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We enjoyed a delightful stroll here around 5 pm. Views are amazing. Hike is very easy -- suitable for all ages.

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a delightful stroll here around 5 pm. Views are amazing. Hike is very easy -- suitable for all ages.

Thank swannygal
Woodstock, Georgia
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a break from poking around in all the curio shops and go for a leisurely walk along the shore path. Keep your eyes opened - once we saw a multi-master schooner.

1 Thank Joe R
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just a great treat to see postcard scenery come alive. If you could take this stroll every day (in good weather; impossible in Maine) you could probably improved your attitude by about 500%. Loved it especially at dusk.

Thank SonnyBeach1
Columbus, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

If you want to take a nice leisurely walk, this is it. All along the water on one side and lovely homes on the other. Also the beautiful Bar Harbor Inn on the walk. You will see the Margaret Todd sailing ship which departs from there, it is a beautiful sailing ship with red sails. When you walk the path,... More 

Thank Maxieblei
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Coastline along here is superb and well worth the effort,it runs alongside the Harbor village and brings you to an end where there is a small wooded area that if you are lucky enough like we were you will see young deer just strolling around and eating the leaves and fruits of the trees.The path then brings you out onto... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The Shore Path is one of our favorite walks in Bar Harbor. Always a treat with the views and that fresh salty sea breeze.

Thank BettyUhO
Palmerton, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Flat and well kept, this trail is easy to travel and has gorgeous views. We took a large stroller and had no trouble. It's also really nice that it's close to all the shops and restaurants.

1 Thank Chelsea H
Madison, NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Beautiful walk (also very handicap accessible), which thankfully we don't need to look for. Easy walk for anyone with gorgeous views the whole way. Right in town.

1 Thank WestieMom2Madison_NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Would never miss my morning walk if I lived here. The water views & the backyards of the estates make for a glorious experience.

Thank Woodsylady
Franklin, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This historic pathway is a wonderful place to take an afternoon stroll along the waterfront, check out the "cottages" and the beauty of Bar Harbor.

Thank Karen H

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