New England has one of the iconic nationwide park points of interest within the U.S., in accordance with Fodor’s Journey

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Hikers at Acadia Nationwide Park are rewarded with “unforgettable views.”

Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park
Guests collect at Cadillac Mountain in Acadia Nationwide Park in Maine to view its panoramic vistas throughout dawn on July 5, 2021. Stacey Cramp / The New York Occasions

There are various causes to go to Acadia Nationwide Park, billed because the “crown jewel of the North Atlantic coast,” however hikers specifically are in for an epic expertise, in accordance with Fodor’s Journey.

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Fodor’s Journey not too long ago revealed the 13 most iconic nationwide park points of interest within the U.S. and included the Beehive Loop at Acadia Nationwide Park in Maine.

Right here’s what Fodor’s Journey wrote concerning the path:

“Like Angels Touchdown [in Zion National Park], this harrowing hike options steel rung ladders and a steep drop-off not for the faint of coronary heart. Whereas it’s pretty brief at 1.4 miles, it additionally options some powerful scrambles and uncovered cliff faces, making it a problem for inexperienced persons. Nevertheless, for a tricky climb, you’re additionally rewarded with unforgettable views of the Maine shoreline and the remainder of the park.”

— Fodor’s Journey

Fodor’s Journey recommends mountaineering the path throughout the summer time or fall when the climate is often drier as a result of the granite rocks can develop into slippery when moist.

Acadia Nationwide Park was among the many high 5 most visited nationwide parks in 2022, with 3.97 million guests. The park has 27 miles of historic motor roads, 45 miles of carriage roads, and 158 miles of mountaineering trails.

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