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In the heart of Acadia National Park are more than a dozen beautiful and majestic peaks with several idyllic lakes and ponds scattered in between. A vast network of hiking trails and carriage roads allow hikers and bikers to explore miles of scenic territory. Famous landmarks include the summit of Cadillac Mountain (the only peak you can drive to the top of for great views of sunrise and sunset) and the Jordan Pond House (one of the best national park restaurants with an amazing view of the Bubbles).

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Hiking symbols used for descriptions:
an Acadia classic ACADIA CLASSIC: a must-do hike if you want to see the best of Acadia!
family-friendly FAMILY-FRIENDLY: a good choice for those with children who like to hike.
exposed scrambling route with iron aides WARNING: a hike that may have scrambling, significant exposure, and/or sections of iron rungs or other aides.
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