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Address: Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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No carriage rides in May

No carriage rides in May but still can walk or bike on roads and see a lot of Acadia National Park. Lots to see and do in Acadia National Park.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No carriage rides in May but still can walk or bike on roads and see a lot of Acadia National Park. Lots to see and do in Acadia National Park.

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Horse drawn carriage is the best. Easy on the legs and the driver is full of interesting stories. Hidden gem is a good way to describe this trip

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Leawood, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had a few days in the park and while I loved the hiking and views from Cadillac Mountain I adored the peace and quiet of the walks along the Carriage Roads. They are the reason I'll return.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous hard packed gravel carriage roads. All gradual inclined. Great granite bridges ocean and lake views beautiful cliffs. A truly great way to spend a day at Acadia.

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Cranford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The carriage roads are beautiful, and very well maintained. But, you don't get the true understanding or depths of the care put into developing them unless you take a ranger tour. We walked over three bridges, and they are nice and interesting. But, the Ranger took us under the bridges and explained the intricacies of how they were built. It... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We have visited the carriage roads several times in both the summer and winter. During the spring through fall, they are wonderful for biking around Acadia. In the winter, when there's enough snow you can enjoy the park on cross country skis.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Spent three days hiking different sections of the roads. The roads are well maintained and easy to walk. Splendid scenery and vistas. We saw nine of the stone bridges which are very impressive. The Carriage Roads are a tremendous way to see the park and to take in nature.

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Green Brook, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The Carriage Roads were built between 1913-1940 by J D Rockefeller. We attended the 100th anniversary of the park system. Friends were there to drive the term used to ride on horse and carriages. The event was over 4 days and about 15 carriages took part in the celebration. The Roads are very well maintained we rode our bike over... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I didn't spend much time on the Carriage Roads, because there was horseback traffic (and horse poop), bicycles, strollers and walkers- too congested, so we stuck to the hiking paths. The Carriage Roads are flat thought, so they're good for walking- no climbing.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We walked the famous Carriage Roads in October- what a treat! We loved each and every minute of each of our hikes (we chose different ones each day). The fall splendor was outstanding.

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