Hikes / Trails
DIFFICULT - One of the most popular trails, Acadia Mountain is accessed from a parking area along Route 102 about two miles south of Somesville on the way to Southwest harbor on the western side of Mount Desert Island. Rangers frequently lead hikes up Acadia as part of their regular summer programs. The trail goes up and over the summit of Acadia Mountain for a one way distance of about 1 and 1/4 miles and a vertical climb of under 700 feet. Return can be via the fire road along the brook between Acadia and St. Sauveur Mountains, or you can keep going up St. Sauveur and continue down to the parking area at it's base along Route 102 about 1/2 mile south of the Acadia Mountain parking area. Views from Acadia are of Somes Sound and the entrance to Southwest Harbor
TRAILS STARTS - Parking area on Route 102 about two miles south of Somesville
ROUNDTRIP DISTANCE - 2.5 miles (4.0 km)
SUMMIT HEIGHT - 680 ft (207 m)
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Acadia Vacation Planner - MASTER
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