Bubble Rock
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Kristin
4 contributions
Oct 2022
We did miss the actual bubble rock and had to retrace footsteps, follow the blue paint marks, gorgeous views of the valley and Jordan Pond
Written 24 November 2022
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Noraatc
Sudbury, MA31,988 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
My husband and I hiked to all the “Bubbles”today in the afternoon. For the umpteenth time… we never get tired of the sweeping vistas from the summits.

We were very lucky finding a parking spot at the Bubble Rock parking without any delays - don’t count on such luck in high season.

The rocks are wet in some spots, so needless to mention that hiking shoes with good traction is a must. The trails were a bit muddy after a heavy rainfall the day before but we were exceptionally lucky with the weather. It was quite windy on the summits but we loved it!

Keep in mind that the North Bubble trail is more difficult than the South Bubble one: it is steeper and there are some tricky places to tackle .
Written 20 October 2022
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Tania
22 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
This is a cool thing to see. It’s NOT easy to get a parking spot in the area. I would go early in the day or late in the afternoon.
Written 17 August 2022
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TravelGlober
New York City, NY69 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
We got to the Bubble rock parking around 830am and got the last parking lot on a Thursday . We did the South Bubble trail which is easier as I read from Pinterest blogs and did the same trail to return to the parking. The Bubble rock is unique and wondering how this gigantic Boulder just sit there 🤔 . After further hiking, it reached the South Bubble trail summit with the marvelous Jordan pond view. We saw hikers came up from the Jordan pond and learned that there is more rock scrambling from the other Bubble trail. We told them the South Bubble is easier and they were relieved and glad to hike down from there😊.

Written 11 July 2022
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Angela B
Alexandria, IN78 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
Hint number one do not get off at Bubble pond like we did, go to the Bubble rock parking spot! Once you hike up turn around and come down the same way! It was a moderate hike, I’m 58 with a bad knee and I did it easily! The view is worth it and the wonder of how this work got there and is still there is amazing!
Written 6 July 2022
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ypboston
Sherborn, MA51 contributions
Jun 2022
Great hike to see the Bubble rock. Parking may be easier at the Jordan Pond to get there. Views are great on a clear day.
Written 18 June 2022
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brandasa
Centerville, OH1,249 contributions
Jun 2022
We hiked up to south bubble and saw the large boulder. I was unimpressed. However, as you continue past the rock to the overlook it was a great view of Jordan Pond. North Bubble had an even better view and less people - don't skip it!
Written 13 June 2022
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AJOhio
Cleveland, OH109 contributions
Oct 2021
Bubble Rock is a boulder perched on the summit of the South Bubble. You can see it from Park Loop Road. If you stop at the nearby parking lot it's a short hike to the South bubble to see this rock up close. The summit offers great views of Jordan Pond.
Written 21 October 2021
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LisaMNUSA
Saint Paul, MN760 contributions
Oct 2021
Great trails! South bubble trail to see the balance rock. North bubble to overlook Jordan pond. The trail is popular, but the parking lot is small.
Written 10 October 2021
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Rooindie
Farmington, CT922 contributions
Sep 2021
We did this as part of a loop hike. We started at Jordan Pond House, hiked across the Jordan Cliffs Trail, then down to the Jordan Pond Path, then up one side of Bubble to Balance Rock, down the other side, then a nice easy walk on the Jordan Pond Path back to the start - about 5 miles and less than 4 hours. It was our favorite hike in the park. There are great views on top of Bubble and the balance rock is definitely neat to see. The hike up is steep either side, but not too long; it is a bit of a boulder field, so it's uneven and slow. One side involves some hand rungs and pulling yourself up, but nothing difficult.
Written 3 October 2021
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Bubble Rock (Acadia National Park) - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

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