Acadia National Park is one of the most visited National Parks in America. People come from all over the world to explore it’s natural beauty and experience it’s majestic views. While you can quickly drive to the must-see sites and enjoy their magnificent scenery, nothing compares to the breathtaking views and fulfilling the sense of adventure you can encounter along Acadia’s vast collection of hiking trails.
With Acadia’s diverse selection of trails, there is something for everyone. You don’t have to be a highly-skilled climber or even an avid hiker to enjoy most all of the trails. Here at the Highbrook, it’s our goal to help you make the most of your trip to Acadia and that goes beyond providing a comfortable retreat after your days of exploring. We’re here to help you plan and navigate all the area has to offer. With our years of experience and familiarity with the local area, it is our pleasure to pass on our knowledge so that you can enjoy Acadia in it’s fullest, even if it’s your first time here.
Below are some of our favorite hikes that we recommend to all of our guests. We’ve included something for everyone to give you a sampling of what Acadia has to offer…
For the latest and greatest technology, download the Acadia National Park App by Chimani. This app can be downloaded to your smartphone for free! On top of that, it is designed to work without a cell phone signal, which isn’t always available in some parts of the park. Here are links to the iOS version for iPhone and iPad, as well as the Android version on Google Play.
The National Park Service website provides free Detailed Maps of Acadia on their website. They also have a have a good list of some of the Most Popular Hikes in Acadia arranged by difficulty.
If you’re planning on doing a lot of hiking during your next trip or you are a frequent visitor, we recommend picking up a copy of A Walk in the Park by local resident Tom St. Germain. It is a comprehensive guide that includes detailed maps of virtually every hike in Acadia. You can purchase copies locally or online at Sherman’s Book Store on Main Street in Bar Harbor.