Fodor's Expert Review Echo Lake Beach

Acadia National Park Family

A quiet lake surrounded by woods in the shadow of Beech Mountain, Echo Lake draws swimmers to its sandy southern shore. The lake bottom is a bit muckier than the ocean beaches nearby, but the water is considerably warmer. The surrounding trail network skirts the lake and ascends the mountain. The beach is 2 miles north of Southwest Harbor. Amenities: lifeguards; toilets. Best for: swimming.

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Echo Lake Beach Rd.
Acadia National Park, Maine  04679, USA

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