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Beehive, The Bowl, and Gorham Mountain

moderate(25)
Acadia National Park

Beehive, The Bowl, and Gorham Mountain is a 2.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Bar Harbor, Maine that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.4 miles Elevation Gain: 705 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

hiking

nature trips

running

forest

views

wildlife

A lot better the second time around without the ice! Fall is beautiful!

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rocky
6 months ago

Great for experienced hiking dogs. Some ankle breaker rocks on the way in so must be able to maintain control of dog. Dogs cannot go up the beehive, as there is only ladder access, but the swim at the bowl is worth it. Great fun.

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rocky
7 months ago

Great hike on the dangerous side! We did the beehive path on a wet day, which is not recommended, and it was quite scary at some parts where you go up a metal ladder and don't have much to hold on to afterwards. Beautiful views though, definitely recommend starting with the beehive part, it's easy after that. I would also recommend wearing shoes with good grip and double check where you're placing your foot as you go through the beehive trail.

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7 months ago

A great combo of up and down. Get some great views of eastern Acadia, all from one trailhead. Knocked out Beehive, Bowl, and Gorham Mtn in about 100min., with a few breaks, and heavy traffic on the Beehive (esp for a TUE August morn at 9A).

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