The trail is an old road which leads to the ocean. It's very flat with minimal roots and rocks. Upon reaching the water, the trail loops through a stand of spruce and fir, occasionally providing access to the rocky shoreline.
This is a popular birding spot and there is good tidepooling at low tide. When exploring the tidepools keep these safety tips in mind.
Geocaching is prohibited within Acadia National Park; however, the park does sponsor an EarthCache Program for those seeking a virtual treasure hunt!
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National Park Service, Acadia National Park
Starting in Southwest Harbor, continue on ME Route 102 through town. Just past the town turn left on102A. In 3.1 miles the Wonderland Parking lot is on the left.
Acadia National Park is under limited operations due to COVID-19. Some facilities may not be available and staffing may be limited. Visitors should adjust their expectations accordingly and should practice social distancing, personal hygiene, and other behaviors to avoid infection in public areas. Visitors should not rely upon site staff to ensure their protection from contagious disease.
Please note the following restrictions in place:
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