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The Beehive Trail

Bar Harbor, ME

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The Beehive Trail is a 1.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Bar Harbor, ME that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible from March until November.

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Recent Reviews

on Steep Falls Preserve Trai...
10 hours ago

hiking
16 Completed15 Reviews

The gps on the all trails app doesn't bring you to the right location, step falls is a bit further down the road. The falls were great, a few good pools to swim in and a couple spots where you can slide down the rock into the pools. Has a nice opening to see some of the mountains.

on Jordan Pond Full Loop Tra...
11 hours ago

hiking
9 Completed3 Reviews

Beautiful trail and awesome views. Mostly shade. Walk on wood plank trail, fun for all ages.

on Marginal Way Trail
19 hours ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

on The Bowl Trail
19 hours ago

hiking
792 Completed314 Reviews

As a destination itself, the Bowl is not as interesting as Gorham or the Beehive. For those leery of climbing the front face of the Beehive, this is a good alternate to get to the Beehive via the backside, also a nice stop if you combine Gorham and Beehive together. There is some rock scrambing between the Beehive and the Bowl and rock steps along the way, so is a moderate climb.

on Roberts Farm Preserve
23 hours ago

hiking
13 Completed13 Reviews

I went on the Noyes trail. The trail was very easy to follow. Loved how it took you deep in the woods. Beautiful landscapes. They keep the trail well maintained. Very satisfying hike. Lots of birds and nature. Took me about an hr hr and a half with stopping to take pics and take everything in. I especially liked the stone sitting rock inside the trail along the path for rest or meditation.

on Wilson's Falls ME
1 day ago

hiking
3 Completed3 Reviews

Fun trail. fallowing the stream is always fun

on South Turner Mountain/San...
1 day ago

5 Completed5 Reviews

Lots of big rocks to navigate through with kids

on Cadillac Summit Loop Trai...
1 day ago

hiking
792 Completed314 Reviews

Visit in the early morning or just before sunset when the light accentuates the pink granite of Cadillac Summit. Paved aggregate walkway from the parking areas, there is plenty of room to find a solitary rock to reflect. One of the must do's in Acadia!

on Hunt Trail
1 day ago

5 Completed5 Reviews

Grate time don't recommend taking your 3 year old

on Bass Harbor Head Light Tr...
1 day ago

hiking
792 Completed314 Reviews

Famous Lighthouse view at Acadia NP, Bass Harbor Head Light is an active Coast Guard operated light house. Take the short trail down the steps to the left of the light to the rocks below for the iconic viewpoint. Not to miss in Acadia!

on Sargent Mountain South Ri...
1 day ago

8 Completed2 Reviews

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on Mount Katahdin via the Kn...
1 day ago

5 Completed5 Reviews

on Fuller Farm Trails
1 day ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

great hiking! has everything, beautiful scenery, a little river to bask in, easy trails. Was hiking for 3 hours and didn't find a single tick, there a few horse fly's but not enough to be bothersome. Waterfall is currently dried up but I'd love to go back when it's flowing. My favorite hiking trail so far.

on Saco Heath Preserve Trail
1 day ago

2 Completed1 Reviews

Absolutely loved this trail,very unique and well posted

on Table Rock Trail
1 day ago

hiking
4 Completed4 Reviews

This trail has the perfect ratio of challenge to reward. It is one of the single most physically intense trails to ascend but has one of the single best views I've ever witnessed. I absolutely recommend ascending on the steeper southern part of the trail and descending with the Appalachian Trail on the northern section. Bring some food, lots of water, and make sure your children and dogs are under control... or leave them at home and enjoy this hike with other like-minded adults!


1 day ago

hiking

I was looking for a short hike that was not hard to find. A little tricky to find the start of the hike. Sign in the parking lot across the street Just a tree farm sign and gate at the entrance so I guessed right that this was it. Easy hike thru logging road then snow machine trail then finally a sign on tree pointing to the last part of the hike. Flagged tree directs you to the summit. Excellent views. Best bang for a 30 minute one way hike I've ever been on. Going to bring a book and relax awhile next time.

on Firewarden's Trail
1 day ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Moderate hike. Trail ascends all the way to the top which can be a bit of a challenge for older hikers. Wooded trail with no overlooks until the peak. There are two other trails nearby to the peak that have scenic viewpoints along the way. Beautiful views from the top.

on The Beehive Trail
2 days ago

hiking
1 Completed2 Reviews

It is a very challenging hike but is rewarded by a great view of the ocean. Our ages were 9-46. All of us did great and enjoyed it. I would recommend to hike to the lake and swim in the refreshing waters. By David

on The Beehive Trail
2 days ago

hiking
1 Completed2 Reviews

It is a very challenging hike but is rewarded by a great view of the ocean. Our ages were 9-46. All of us did great and enjoyed it. I would recommend to hike to the lake and swim in the refreshing waters. By David

on Mount Agamenticus Trail
2 days ago

2 Completed2 Reviews