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BAR ISLAND and BAR ISLAND TRAIL

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Bar Island Trail photo (Acadia National Park) -- © 2014 Joe Braun Photography
Hiking the bar to Bar Island during low tide. BUY PHOTO
Bar Island Trail photo (Acadia National Park) -- © 2014 Joe Braun Photography
All of the land in the foreground is underwater during high tide. BUY PHOTO
Bar Island Trail photo (Acadia National Park) -- © 2014 Joe Braun Photography
Once on Bar Island, we are greeted by an NPS sign and the Bar Island Trail heads up into the woods. BUY PHOTO
Bar Island Trail photo (Acadia National Park) -- © 2014 Joe Braun Photography
Hiking on the trail (an old dirt road) through the pleasant wooded island.
Bar Island Trail photo (Acadia National Park) -- © 2014 Joe Braun Photography
Wild lupine flowers turn an open meadow into a beautiful sea of purple. BUY PHOTO
Bar Island Trail photo (Acadia National Park) -- © 2014 Joe Braun Photography
Rare pink in a sea of purple! BUY PHOTO
Bar Island Trail photo (Acadia National Park) -- © 2014 Joe Braun Photography
At the end of the trail is a pleasant little viewpoint looking back at Bar Harbor. (The peaks in the background from left to right are Champlain Mountain, Huguenot Head, Dorr Mountain, and Cadillac Mountain.) BUY PHOTO
Bar Island Trail photo (Acadia National Park) -- © 2014 Joe Braun Photography
This little hike can get very busy with many hikers and even cars making their way to the island.
Bar Harbor sunset photo (Acadia National Park) -- © 2014 Joe Braun Photography
A glorious Bar Harbor sunset with Bar Island in the background. BUY PHOTO

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