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Otter Cliff

On the east side of the Park Loop Road, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Great climbing

There is a nice easy trail to get there. The rocks are so fun to climb on. Kids had a blast. Heads... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Movingalong1234
via mobile
you can not believe the feeling you get when you are there, so worth stopping at

We decided that we had time to stop here and ever so glad that we did, so worth it. Climbing over... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Linda B
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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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On the east side of the Park Loop Road, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is a nice easy trail to get there. The rocks are so fun to climb on. Kids had a blast. Heads up though- if even a mist, rocks will be slippery.

Thank Movingalong1234
Reviewed yesterday

We decided that we had time to stop here and ever so glad that we did, so worth it. Climbing over rocks and following trails. Could have spent hours doing it all....and that would not have been enough time. People were sitting on the rocks...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Park on the side road and walk over! Beautiful views. Take pictures, sit and take it all in. Could not get ebough of the views from anywhere in Acadia!!

Thank PrzGrl123
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of many stops along park loop drive, this may be the spot with the best views in the park. Make sure to stop and check it out, watch the rock climbers, explore more than just than viewing area near the parking lot.

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Otter cliff and its nearby trails provide some of the best and beautiful cilffside ocean views in the east coast. There are multiple access points along the trail each providing a different landscape and rock formation. we randomly picked about 8 different access points around...More

Thank marbenPa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great spot and lovely to walk to. It's a little less crowded than some other parts of the ocean trail and has really good views. It is also worth walking on to Otter Point

Thank KP11347
Reviewed 1 week ago

Otter Cliff (Otter in name only) is a lovely spot for its views, but you can see the view all along on your walk from Sand Beach to Thunder Cove and then from Thunder Cove to Otter Cliff. Each view is nicer than the next....More

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful , setting, to bring some folding chairs and take it all in from below. A nice walk at the top to get spectacular ocean cliff vistas.

Thank MaryD_Lovestotravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't see any otters while in Maine but I imagine there were some here at one time in order for the area to have been given the name Otter Cliff. It is a pretty easy area to explore, with a path. Beautiful views of...More

Thank mitravelingteacher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We returned to Bar Harbor after 12 years and we looked forward to hike the Otter cliff with our 10 year old daughter,it's just a beautiful hike ,nothing steep,recommended to all ages ,I highly recommend it.Bring some sandwiches and water and you can have lunch...More

Thank PETRU B
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