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Beehive Trail

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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A MUST DO in Acadia

If you have kids who love adventure and climbing, this is the train for you. There are rocks to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shelbyville, Michigan
Breathtaking Views

Just make sure to wear comfortable clothing, shoes with proper traction, bring some food and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arlington, Virginia
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Travellers talk about
“fear of heights” (58 reviews)
“iron rungs” (68 reviews)
“great hike” (38 reviews)
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
+1 207-288-3338
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have kids who love adventure and climbing, this is the train for you. There are rocks to climb, steel rungs to walk over, and lots of beautiful sights.

1  Thank 653swoods
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just make sure to wear comfortable clothing, shoes with proper traction, bring some food and especially plenty of water, and a fully charged smartphone (or your Canon Rebel or whatever) to take a LOT of pictures and enjoy the hike and view. The trail is...More

Thank TravellinOnABudget
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is a must do for anyone who is a capable hiker. It really wasn’t scary & we went while there was some wind. It’s a great thrilling experience. The views are amazing!

1  Thank Joellie C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

it was fun hiking up the trail. our very first experience with the steel rungs and it wasnt that scary. Dont get scared by the signs and what ppl put in their reviews about height issue. Just be cautious and you will be fine. Challenge...More

1  Thank Maulin S
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We started at 8.30 am and reached the top by 9.15 am. Climbed down via the bowl trail. Views are gorgeous throughout the hike. It was pretty windy at the top so carry a jacket in your backpack. Hike- well marked trail, not too strenuous....More

2  Thank 966shrutir
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My husband and I hiked this with our 7 year old (a very experienced hiker/climber for his age). We loved the vertical climb and all the ladders and bridges. The view was gorgeous! Best hike out of the 5 we did in ANP.

Thank vedettefille
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I am very happy I made this climb. My fear of heights are not debilitating but they do cause me anxiety. Truthfully the only two places that really had me fearful was the iron rungs you had to climb on vertically. My advice is to...More

Thank Tlafaye224
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Not gonna lie, after reading like 2 reviews of this hike, I was really hesitant about it and decided to just stop reading reviews and try it without any expectations. My husband and I took precautions, wore proper gear, began the climb, and made it...More

Thank CadySanicky
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I loved this hike because of the outstanding views the entire way up! I would not rate this hike as difficult physically. That said, it would be much harder for someone with a fear of heights and edges. The actual hike itself I found quite...More

1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is a small trail of little over a mile, but there were places where it was quite a sharp climb, but it was fun doin this. Since the trail is not too long, its okay to carry less of water or snacks. The views...More

Thank Raghuraman C
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Maulin S
10 October 2017|
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Response from Judson Z | Reviewed this property |
I hiked both, Precipice is much more rewarding, of course much more climb. I recommend to do Precipice. For the Precipice you can do the loop when you going downhill, which is much quicker and eliminates going down the... More
27 August 2017|
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Response from Pinkgoose | Reviewed this property |
So as you can see, Trip advisor have trouble with my comments :) Otherwise, i'm working in school too and that leave me only with Summer season to explore like ALL THE OTHER TOURISTS !!! If you are planning visiting my... More
9 August 2016|
Response from Ckjbamorris | Reviewed this property |
We heard there was after we hiked down but didn't see it.