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Cadillac Mountain North Ridge Trail

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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slightly tougher than moderate

Very few spots of "rest" due to the majority of the trail being boulders and sheet rock. Incredible... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
juldonn
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Boston, Massachusetts
Breathtaking views

We were lucky to have a blue sky day and the views were amazing, we read the sign that said you can... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
timbS5649YZ
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Stuart, Florida
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5 days ago
“Breathtaking views”
2 weeks ago
“Breathtaking.”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very few spots of "rest" due to the majority of the trail being boulders and sheet rock. Incredible views of the islands and the oceans. we hiked leisurely and made it up in 2 hours (took breaks for the amazing views and because i was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were lucky to have a blue sky day and the views were amazing, we read the sign that said you can see the Milky Way so we went back up at night, but we didn’t anything.

Thank timbS5649YZ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must if you visit Acadia national park. The drive should be done on a clear day. We started up the mountain on a foggy morning & decided to turn around and go later in the day. So happy we decided to wait for the...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This trail is around 4 miles with 1200 feet of elevation gain. It's moderate and doable for most people. It's also dog friendly! The view from Cadillac is worth the hike (even though you can drive to the top). It's unshaded in the last part...More

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This trail follows the north ridge of Cadillac Mountain to the summit. It is about 4 miles long with about 1200 feet of elevation gain. It's very doable and worth it for the views almost the entire way. It can get hot in the sun...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Stop first at the visitor center in Acadia National Park. So many things to stop and see and experience. Cadillac is a must see on your visit to Acadia!

Thank Kathy A
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I did the North Ridge trail on November first. I was sort of nervous about it, thinking that it would be very strenuous. It wasn’t! Anyone who is in fair shape will have no problem completing it. The web posts say 2 hours. I am...More

2  Thank Judy B
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