6125
Maine
Hiking in Acadia National Park
Hike and learn about the oldest National Park east of the Mississippi, exploring century-old hiking trails, the east coast’s only fjord, Mt. Desert Island and savoring a lobster feast!
Rating (4.85)
Program No. 6125RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
999
Getting There
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At a Glance

Discover why Acadia National Park is a hiker’s paradise as you explore trails that offer a variety of challenging terrain and majestic scenery. Led by Registered Maine Guides and other naturalists, this program vividly demonstrates why lovers of the outdoors are drawn to Mount Desert Island from throughout the U.S. to walk the scenic peaks and picturesque valleys of Acadia. Breathtaking views are your reward for each hike completed!
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Hiking for 4-6 hours per day at a comfortable pace, group may be split based on difficulty level desired by participants. Participants should be physically fit and have prior hiking experience.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience amazing hikes on Mount Desert Island include Cadillac Mountain and “Ocean Drive.”
  • Learn about the geology of this area where mountains rise out of the sea and examine the fascinating flora and fauna of this protected environment.
  • Learn from a Maine lobster expert how the crustaceans are captured (with authentic gear and live lobsters!) after you enjoy a real Down East lobster dinner.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
Featured Expert
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Bill Langlois
Bill Langlois is a veteran Registered Maine Guide, having led countless sea kayaking, biking and hiking trips on Mount Desert Island over the last several years. His love of the outdoors – and particularly, Acadia National Park – is evident in everything he does. Bill is extremely knowledgeable about the natural and social history of the Bar Harbor area, too, and is always eager to share his knowledge with visitors to this unique corner of the United States.
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Bill Langlois
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Linda J. Shingleton
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