Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park

4.8
#1 of 320 in Parks in Maine
Perched upon Mount Desert Island in one of Maine's most popular parks, Cadillac Mountain is replete with hiking trails and scenery. The mountain, standing 470 m (1,528 ft) high, is one of the tallest on the United States' eastern seaboard. Here, you can get a glimpse of distant Canadian Nova Scotia in clear weather. You can either hike or drive the 5.6 km (3.5 mi) long road to the summit, which features views of the Porcupine Islands and ocean. Multiple viewing points and pullout spots are available along the way. Be sure to keep your eyes open for the park's signature granite slabs and rock formations rising from the ground. Before you head to Acadia National Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Acadia National Park travel route builder website, to make sure you see all that Acadia National Park has to offer, including Cadillac Mountain.
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  • Located in Acadia National Park, this is a must see. The sunrises and sunsets are spectacular,so if you are into photography, this is a great place to get some awesome images. Just be aware that...  more »
  • We went to see the sunset and the view was spectacular. We were told that parking would be tough, but we had no issue finding parking. We were there about an hour before the sunset so we took the...  more »
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  • Well worth the drive up.
  • Beautiful sunset. Always the same yet always different with colors of the ocean, sky and vegetation in constant change.
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