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Dorr Mountain

Sieur De Monts Road, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-288-3338
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Painfully steep!

We did this hike later in the day after a half day of kayaking. It looked fun, like the Bee Hive... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Craig Z
via mobile
Beautiful and light traffic

This was a decent hike with some magnificent views. Lots of stairs to climb and a ladder you must... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
noel_neptune
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Scarborough, Maine
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“ladder trail” (13 reviews)
“rock stairs” (3 reviews)
“metal ladders” (2 reviews)
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Sieur De Monts Road, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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+1 207-288-3338
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"hiking poles"
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"avid hiker"
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"great hike"
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"cadillac mt"
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"take your time"
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"tarn"
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"southridge"
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"boulders"
in 3 reviews
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"parts"
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"descent"
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"views"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did this hike later in the day after a half day of kayaking. It looked fun, like the Bee Hive trail because of the ladder rings and stairs. It is mostly straight up with about 400 stone steps which get old quick. Be prepared...More

Thank Craig Z
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This was a decent hike with some magnificent views. Lots of stairs to climb and a ladder you must navigate but it isn't too difficult if you take your time. We saw a few other climbers but it was pretty quiet along the hike on...More

Thank noel_neptune
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

A challenging hike for a 58 and 60 year old couple but we really enjoyed it and the views are worth it. You can't drive to the top of Dorr and I thought some of the views were better than Cadillac Mountain. Hiking plea are...More

Thank peglegdebs
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a very steep trail with some interesting features along the way and good view at Dorr summit of Cadillac mountain and Champlain Mountain, as well as the ocean and Bar Harbor. First off, make sure you bring more water then you think you'll...More

Thank John D
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Loved it!!! What a great trail!! The ladders were so fun and the views going up were amazing!!! My 11 and 16 year old loved it. It is difficult though. We have hiked in 15 national parks and nothing that we have done (which is...More

1  Thank Lareson
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great hike. Many stairs and a ladder or two. Bring hiking poles. Somewhat strenuous but worth the effort at the top of the mountain awesome views at top and a few options to choice for the decent. Can also hike across to summit cadillac mtn....More

Thank Myrtlefan32
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We climbed Cadillac and thought going this way would be fun to get over to sieur de monts. It was a little harder than we expected but we did it! Thankfully we didn't go the ladder trail way. But we did make it over to...More

1  Thank axj23
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We went up with 3 kids aged 7-12, so no problem to take kids on this hike, as long as they don't mind a bit of a challenge -- with rest stops (and some wild blueberry-picking stops!), we did the whole hike up (to 370...More

Thank igal27
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

There are no less than seven trails up Dorr, each with its special charm. But the most amazing trial is the Homuns It was built in the early years of 1900 and was the favorite of Dorr, one of the early movers behind the trail...More

Thank Stephen F
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

I hiked up the Kurt Deidrich trail which are steps, path along the "edge" of the mountain looking onto the Tarn. If you want to take the Ladder Trail my advice is to only go UP it. The views of the Great Meadow and all...More

Thank Cherie1971695
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