Monthly Archives: May 2013

1-minute hike: Gorham Mountain in Acadia National Park


Difficulty: Moderate. The 4-mile loop hike of Gorham Mountain includes a long stretch of even terrain (Ocean Path), a gradual ascent up the south side of the mountain, and a gradual descent down the north side of the mountain. How to get there: Hikers can use several trailheads to hike Gorham Mountain in Acadia National […]

Acadia’s Park Loop Road to open May 17

BDN photo by Aislinn Sarnacki
Cadillac Mountain from the North Ridge Trail in 2009.

Acadia National Park will open its Park Loop Road and the Summit Road on Cadillac Mountain on Friday, May 17, more than a month later than the usual opening date due to federal budget cuts. The opening of these roads will give people access to a number of trailheads and natural attractions that are otherwise […]