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Address: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Acadia National Park mountain where visitors can take a horse-drawn...

Acadia National Park mountain where visitors can take a horse-drawn carriage ride.

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Short walk to scenic views

Day Mountain can be accessed via a short, moderate hiking trail or by walking or biking an easier, but longer route along the carriage trail. There are also horse carriages that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
peaceluvrun
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North Carolina
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North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Day Mountain can be accessed via a short, moderate hiking trail or by walking or biking an easier, but longer route along the carriage trail. There are also horse carriages that offer rides to the top. The trail isn't as crowded as some of the more popular attractions, so you can relax and enjoy the scenery without feeling rushed to... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great, different, relaxing and unusual. What's not to like!!! Bring a sweater as it can get cooler when the sun goes down even in summer. Enjoy the views.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

It is challenging, maybe for real hikers it would be called moderate, but you are climbing the whole time. It is lush with ferns, mossy rocks. Amazing.

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Hope, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We were fortunate to be able to ride our horses up here in late summer. It's a moderate climb but the footing is super. We met lots of hikers. The view is gorgeous and well worth all the effort.

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

This is for seniors. Day Mountain starts out in the woods, with a couple of boardwalks and a bit of rock in the path. Grandma can do this one unless she has knee problems. As a 77-year-old you may huff and puff a bit, but it's worth it for the views at the top. But then, most of the Acadia... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

This was a truly beautiful hike!! Our kids were grouchy at first because they wanted something more challenging. They quickly changed their minds. The views were amazing.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Easy hike, clear, well-marked trails. Take a picnic lunch and eat it while gazing at the ocean from on high.

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Moncton, NB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

This short trail leads to a gorgeous view of Frenchman Bay. For those less inclined you can return down after 500 ft but so you know peak bagging then next three can be done in a day. (The triad, pemetic and Caddilac)

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Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Lovely view of the bay. Carriage road winds around, and there is a walking trail, too. You can pick wild blueberries in the summer at the summit. This is not as busy as Cadillac mountain and offers more quiet and solitude.

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Barboursville, WV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

good for a wagon ride or to hike, just about anywhere on Acadia is worth the effort to go and experience.

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