Biking – Downeast Acadia

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-Stonington
Deer Isle, ME
surface: paved
distance: 31 or 46 miles
(Moderate)
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
surface: paved
distance: 140 miles
(Moderate)
Description: The route offers an unforgettable combination of the best of rural Maine and its small towns and villages, blueberry barrens and bald eagles.

Passamaquoddy Bay
Pembroke, ME
surface: paved
distance: 27, 38, or 50 miles
(Moderate)
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.

Schoodic Peninsula
West Gouldsboro, ME
surface: paved
distance: 13 or 29 miles
(Moderate)
Description: This tour takes the rider through the eastermost reaches of Acadia National Park at beautiful Schoodic Point, picturesque fishing villages and a dramatic stretch of Maine’s rocky coast.

Washington County Downeast
Machias, ME
surface: paved
distance: 94 miles
(Moderate)
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
(Easy)
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 ocean front 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
(Moderate)
Description: Scenic coastal island and mountains.

Calais Waterfront Walkway
Calais, ME
surface: hard packed
distance: 1.5 miles
(Easy)

Schoodic Mt.
East Franklin, ME
surface: rough
distance: 8 miles
(Moderate)
Description: Add a hike to the summit of Schoodic Mountain for great views of Mount Desert Island and beyond.

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