Picnic at Pretty Marsh

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Added by Rebecca Nichols

This beautiful area is a quiet secluded spot on Mount Desert Island in Acadia National Park. 

This picnic area is located on the Western side of the island.  There are pull off areas to park and a small lot along the Pretty Marsh Road.

There are a few picnic areas throughout the parking area.  You can also walk along a truck trail toward the waters edge to a pavilion and several secluded picnic spots. 

There is also a stairway down to the water.  You will see Bartlett Island & Western Bay.

There are park provided grills at each spot.  Please as always remember to leave no trace!

Pack List

  • Lunch
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Spring, Summer, Autumn


Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area
Swimming Hole

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Added by Rebecca Nichols

I hike to push my limits both mentally and physically, take in the beauty of the great outdoors, and just to get away from it all. Every chance I get you will find me in the mountains, on a kayak or ending my day by the campfire!

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