This 1.5-Mile Trail Was Just Named The Best Hike In Maine’s Acadia National Park

Maine is full of outdoor fun and adventure, but narrowing down how to spend time enjoying it all can be difficult. With forests, coast, and plenty of parks (including Acadia National Park!) to enjoy you could easily spend an entire weekend just making a bucket list! That’s why we’re always on the lookout for great ways to enjoy our time outside. It might be impossible to choose the best hike in Acadia National Park, but this one is certainly at the top of our list.

The Great Head Trail is open year-round, but it’s really best from May through October. We’ve featured the full version here, but there’s also a slightly shorter trail you can take that’s just 1.6 miles. You can learn more about the shorter trail here. You can check out details on the full loop by visiting its dedicated page on alltrails.com. Dogs can come along on both trails, but be sure to keep them on a leash.

While you’re enjoying the area, consider making an entire day of visiting the park. Here are the 8 things you do during a one-day trip to Maine’s Acadia National Park.

Address: Great Head Trail (Acadia National Park), Bar Harbor, ME 04609, USA