Cadillac Mountain South Ridge Trail

#3 of 126 trails in Acadia National Park

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Cadillac Mountain is the tallest mountain on the eastern seaboard of the United States. The true summit is to the left where the South Ridge Trail opens onto the gravel access road. Look for 2 survey benchmarks established by the US Coast and Geodetic Survey in 1856 and the 1954.

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Mike Miller (414)

28 Completed10 Reviews

Lynn Wright (111)

6 Completed5 Reviews

A really nice way to see the top of Cadilac Mtn without seeing the crowds. The trail was having some maintenance work done on the lower section last summer so there were a few spots it was muddy but the views once you come out of the woods are spectacular!

Ryan Kulina (947)

39 Completed29 Reviews

clay tracy (1136)

102 Completed8 Reviews

I went in the fall and the views were incredible. I went back the next morning after the hike and drove to the top to watch the sunrise. Absolutely awesome! I was actually surprised at the amount of people up there at 5 a.m.. Anyway, you will enjoy the hike or the drive to the top for the sunrise.

Saptrik B (3211)

50 Completed22 Reviews

We hit this with lost of rain this week and although the views were not there do to all the fog we did see lots of waterfalls and some slick boulders to cross over !

Jerry T (5795)

145 Completed140 Reviews

Nice hike along brook. It can be muddy along with roots but nice easy hike

Robert Corsello (187)

19 Completed3 Reviews

Scott Morgan (183)

10 Completed2 Reviews

great hike, shared it with my brother right before it opened for the season amazing views, quite a hike from bottom to top but well worth it.

Lisa Y. (231)

Great trail. Hiked with 12 and 8 yr olds, not a problem. Weather at top did get foggy and slippery.

Nathanael Morin (557)

12 Completed12 Reviews

Great Hike with Youthgroup