Echo Lake Beach
Echo Lake is a lakeside beach area. The facility has warm water swimming in a lake. Bathrooms, changing rooms, beach area, and hiking trails. Awesome place to bring kids.
One of the few freshwater swimming holes with a sand beach on Mount Desert Island! Just outside of Southwest Harbor in Acadia National Park, this beach presents clean water, and great views of the Beech Cliffs. Take a dip after your hike?
“Usually less popular with tourists than the Acadia Loop Road but beautiful views!”
“Good food. make a reservation. Request a table with a water view. Walks-in are stuck in the back”
“Side Street offers a varied menu with something for everyone. The quality is good, the prices are reasonable, the staff is excellent. ”
“Beautiful classic hike in Acadia. We recommend it for a Sunrise hike - Wake up early and plan ahead! The Cadillac North Ridge trail ascent isn’t too bad (bring a headlamp) - It can take from 1-2 hrs, depending on your hiking shape, 1 hr for experienced/advanced hikers, and 1.5 for less experienced - there is some incline! Plan to arrive at the summit 30-45 min BEFORE the scheduled sunrise, so you have time to pick a cozy viewing spot and to see all the beautiful color changes that take place before the actual sun pops! Take GORGE PATH down, it is LOVELY and follows a stream with waterfalls!”