The South Ridge Trail is a gradual climb, but it has the advantage of not coming close to the Cadillac Summit Road until the end. The trail briefly descends to a small pond called The Featherbed, where there is a wooden bench for taking a break and enjoying the pond.
Cadillac Mountain South Ridge Trail is a 7.7 mile out and back trail located near Bar Harbor, ME that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from May until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
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