Carriage Roads

  • Cobblestone Bridge in Acadia National Park.
  • Fall foliage along a Carriage Road in Acadia National Park.


Dogs No

Mountain Biking

Bird Watching

Fall Foliage

Varies (miles)


Out & Back

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)


Carriage Roads in Acadia National Park are a wonderful way family friendly way to explore the park by mountain bike or on foot. The Carriage roads can be accessed at Jordan Pond, Bubble Pond, Eagle Lake, Brown Mountain Gatehouse, Parkman Mountain, or the visitor center. How far you go is completely up to you; however regardless hiker and bikers can expect wonderful views of the ocean, lakes and thick forest bursting with wildlife. Nearly 340 different bird species have been recorded in Acadia National Park, including twenty-three different species of warblers that breed in the park. The incredible diversity makes Acadia one of the premier bird-watching destinations in the country. Hikers that watch and listen along the trail will likely spot quite a few. Acadia has five campgrounds.

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Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Acadia National Park 20 McFarland Hill Drive Bar Harbor ME 04609

Maine Trails

Hiking Maine’s Acadia National Park

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