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Ship Harbor Trail

1.5 Miles
Easy
1

Lookout/Views

Dogs (leashed)

The Ship Harbor Trail at Acadia National Park, near Bar Harbor, Maine is an easy 1.3 mile loop hike along the coast of Acadia and through a coniferous forest in the park. The trail has various points where you can exit to head down to the ocean, where you can fish (with a state license), or soak up the views of Acadia's coastline. The water runs a deep blue mixed with greens and often looks like tropical waters, but the water temperature along the coast is quite frigid.

This is a great trail for a day hike and is located within a few miles of Acadia campgrounds; however, this section of Acadia is a bit further away from Bar Harbor and other attractions at Acadia like the Beehive and Cadillac Mountain.


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Surface Type

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Season

Spring
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123 '

Total Change
454 '

Ascent
486 '

Descent
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1.5 miles
Trail added
May 25, 2015
Updated on
December 27, 2019
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