Downeast & Acadia Region Biking Guide
Downeast – Acadia Maine Bike Trails – Bicycling Route Information
The long Maine seacoast. The picturesque mountains and lakes. All of this and more makes the Downeast Acadia region of Maine a glorious place for a bike ride. Whether you choose to take it slow and soak in the scenery or peddle hard and push yourself to the limit the ideal trail is waiting for you to discover it. Ask us about downeast Maine Bike Vacations or share comments. To feature your Maine business, contact us.
Downeast Maine Biking Vacations
Deer Isle, ME
distance: 31 or 46 miles
This tour includes fishing villages, beaches and coves that beg further exploration with the centerpiece being Stonington.
East Coast Greenway-Downeast
Ellsworth to Calais, ME
distance: 140 miles
Description: The route offers an unforgettable combination of the best of rural Maine and its small towns and villages, blueberry barrens and bald eagles.
distance: 27, 38, or 50 miles
Description: This is a great tour for beginning road cyclists because of low traffic, good pavement and moderate grades. It provides scenic views of Boyden Lake, Pennamaquan River, and ocean views of Passamaquoddy Bay.
West Gouldsboro, ME
distance: 13 or 29 miles
Description: This tour takes the rider through the easternmost reaches of Acadia National Park at beautiful Schoodic Point, picturesque fishing villages, and a dramatic stretch of Maine’s rocky coast.
Washington County Downeast
distance: 94 miles
Description: From endless forests and blueberry barrens, to craggy coastline, this tour takes you on roads less traveled in beautiful Washington County where the first rays of sunshine fall on the United States.
Isle Au Haut
Isle au Haut, ME
surface: hard-packed, gravel road
distance: 16 miles
Description: This trail is on a scenic coastal island. Some sections of the trail are long, gradual, bumpy, and rocky. Mountain bikes would be best suited. Old Quarry Ocean Adventures also has an oceanfront campground for bikers who want to camp out the night before their excursion to Isle Au Haut.
Acadia National Park Carriage Trails
Bar Harbor, ME
surface: hard packed
distance: 41 miles
Description: Scenic coastal island and mountains.
Calais Waterfront Walkway
surface: hard packed
distance: 1.5 miles
East Franklin, ME
distance: 8 miles
Description: Add a hike to the summit of Schoodic Mountain for great views of Mount Desert Island and beyond.
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Maine Biking & Bike Trails
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Downeast & Acadia ME Biking
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