Bar Island Trail

Bar Island is a heavily trafficked trail that is located in the harbor right by Bar Harbor. Bar Island is accessible for 3 hours during low tide. It's a nice hike across a sand bar until you get on the island then you hike another mile to the highest point on Bar Island.

Safety Note: Be cautious and aware of the tides, as the bar is otherwise covered by the ocean. If you walk over to the island and lose track of time, it is 9 hours until the bar emerges again to safely walk across.

Parking in the town of Bar Harbor.


Trail Stats

Difficulty Easy
Length 0.9 mi
Elevation Gain 180 ft
Elevation Loss 30 ft

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