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Day Mountain

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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fall in love with nature at ME, USA

fall in love with nature at ME, USA visiting Acadia National Park & refill yourself with air... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ShrenikShah2009
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Ahmedabad, India
snow shoe fun

after about 2 feet of snow, this was a blast. Not too difficult and mostly easy to follow the... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
junkmailpile
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Trenton, New Jersey
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Acadia National Park mountain where visitors can take a horse-drawn carriage ride.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“horses” (2 reviews)
“road” (7 reviews)
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fall in love with nature at ME, USA visiting Acadia National Park & refill yourself with air, breath, greenery wherever one can see.

Thank ShrenikShah2009
Reviewed 21 February 2017

after about 2 feet of snow, this was a blast. Not too difficult and mostly easy to follow the trail. There were too many clouds to see the full view - but what we did see was great. The trail itself was challenging and fun....More

1  Thank junkmailpile
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Day Mountain can be accessed via a short, moderate hiking trail or by walking or biking an easier, but longer route along the carriage trail. There are also horse carriages that offer rides to the top. The trail isn't as crowded as some of the...More

1  Thank peaceluvrun
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great, different, relaxing and unusual. What's not to like!!! Bring a sweater as it can get cooler when the sun goes down even in summer. Enjoy the views.

Thank shnot
Reviewed 14 August 2016

It is challenging, maybe for real hikers it would be called moderate, but you are climbing the whole time. It is lush with ferns, mossy rocks. Amazing.

1  Thank hazelvin
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We were fortunate to be able to ride our horses up here in late summer. It's a moderate climb but the footing is super. We met lots of hikers. The view is gorgeous and well worth all the effort.

Thank Sonia T
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This is for seniors. Day Mountain starts out in the woods, with a couple of boardwalks and a bit of rock in the path. Grandma can do this one unless she has knee problems. As a 77-year-old you may huff and puff a bit, but...More

4  Thank Earl D
Reviewed 28 September 2015

This was a truly beautiful hike!! Our kids were grouchy at first because they wanted something more challenging. They quickly changed their minds. The views were amazing.

2  Thank 107kendra
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Easy hike, clear, well-marked trails. Take a picnic lunch and eat it while gazing at the ocean from on high.

Thank Yog-Sothoth
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

This short trail leads to a gorgeous view of Frenchman Bay. For those less inclined you can return down after 500 ft but so you know peak bagging then next three can be done in a day. (The triad, pemetic and Caddilac)

2  Thank Byron R
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