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Huguenot Head, Champlain Mountain
Bar Harbor, ME

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.
The Beachcroft Trail
The Beachcroft Trail

Route: Beachcroft Trail, herd path

Trail was dry. Well built trail up to Huguenot Head cliffs, but rugged ascent to Champlain. Very nice views from the on-trail cliffs on Huguenot Head. Took a faint herd path to the highpoint, which also had some views.

Lupine in bloom at the trailhead.


Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Huguenot Head
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal
Destination: Champlain Mountain
Length: Moderate
Steepness: Difficult
Navigation: Easy
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Sunday, June 3, 2018
Parking Elevation: 100'
Destination: Huguenot Head
Time Elapsed: 00:20
Trailhead Elevation: 100'
Summit Elevation: 730'
Vertical Gain: 630'
Destination: Champlain Mountain
Time Elapsed: 00:13
Trailhead Elevation: 730'
Summit Elevation: 1,058'
Vertical Gain: 408'
Hike Time Elapsed: 01:02
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,088'


The Beachcroft Trail trailhead on Route 3
The Beachcroft Trail trailhead on Route 3

Looking south from the Huguenot Head cliffs - Click to enlarge
Looking south from the Huguenot Head cliffs

The Champlain South Ridge Trail
The Champlain South Ridge Trail

Looking at Bar Harbor from Champlain Mountain - Click to enlarge
Looking at Bar Harbor from Champlain Mountain

Directions to trailhead: Take Route 3 south from Bar Harbor. Shortly after passing over Park Loop Road, there will be a fee parking lot on the right, just before the Tarn. The continue south on foot, then cross the road for the trailhead.



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