Perpendicular Trail (ANP)

  • Perpendicular Trail in Acadia National Park.
  • Hiking the Perpendicular Trail in Acadia National Park.
  • View from the Perpendicular Trail in Acadia National Park.

Hiking

Dogs No

Bird Watching

Fall Foliage

2.2 (miles)

 Easy

Out & Back

~900 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Maine

Perpendicular Trail is an easy hiking trail in Acadia National Park that features wonderful views of Long Pond. Hiker can expect rocky stairs and iron rungs along open ridges. The trailhead is located at the south end of Long Pond, near Southwest Harbor. 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.

Red Tape

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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