Acadia National Park Horseback Riding

The MOST popular equestrian trail in Maine.

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Near Bar Harbor, the 47,500 acre Acadia National Park has miles of horseback riding trails and carriageways on rugged glacier carved mountains and along beaches. Try the 7 mile Cadillac Mountain South Ridge Trail starting from Blackwood Campground. Equestrian camping is also available at Wildwood Stables, where you can also ride right from to explore the trails.

Looking for some seafood after the hike, check out Thurstons in Bernard.

Overall, Acadia National Park is the 1st most popular horse trail of all 3 horseback rides in Maine.

Acadia National Park Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  ANP (207) 288-3338; Bar Harbor Visitors (207) 288-5103; Maine Tourism (800) 533-9595

Recommended Map:  "Acadia National Park Trail Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Blackwood Campground; Seawall Campground; Wildwood Stables

Breakfast Restaurant:  Two Cats, Bar Harbor

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  44.29, -68.25

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  8/3/2016

ID:  14882

Acadia National Park Horseback Riding Map


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