Best Easy Day Hikes Acadia National Park includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for easy-to-follow hikes in an area of Maine that has long captivated artists, millionaires, generations of families, and even presidents. Stroll along Ocean Path to see the pink granite cliffs, blue skies, and white surf. From atop Cadillac Mountain, watch fog rolling in over Frenchman Bay below.
Look inside for:
• Casual hikes to longer adventures
• Hikes for everyone, including families
• Mile-by-mile directions and clear trail maps
• Trail Finder for best hikes for views, children, dogs, and ocean lovers
• GPS coordinates
Dolores Kong and Dan Ring backpacked all 270 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Maine and have been hiking and backpacking together for years in New England and elsewhere. Dolores is a reporter at the Boston Globe and Dan is statehouse bureau chief in Boston for the Union-News of Springfield, Massachusetts. They live in Milton, Massachusetts.