Discover the stunning natural beauty and fascinating history of one of America’s most lovely islands. Your walk along the rockbound coast provides the perfect setting for your naturalist guide to introduce you to the wonders of Acadia National Park. As waves crash against granite, you’ll learn about the powerful glacial activity that gave the Maine coast its unique identity, variety of wildlife, flora and fauna that make this such an island paradise.
The park also has an interesting history, including the part that John D. Rockefeller played in forming it. You’ll also learn about the lobster industry and the methods used to harvest these delicious crustaceans and Bar Harbor’s Golden Age, when Mount Desert Island was the playground of the world’s wealthy.
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Note: Walking distance is approximately one mile on easy terrain of well maintained gravel and paved paths. Participants should dress warmly, with an outer layer and wear sturdy, comfortable shoes. Though the route is not difficult, people who have difficulty walking should not take this tour. This activity includes several stops along the ocean in the Park Loop Road vicinity. There are no restrooms on the route. Minimum of 8 participants required to operate, maximum capacity of 12 participants.
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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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