Put some spring in your step with Mount Desert Island Hospital’s Spring Walking Series. The series is sponsored by MDI Hospital’s Wellness Program and offers weekly group walks through Acadia National Park and surrounding areas.
New this year, the group will meet at 8:30 am in order to enjoy the cool of the morning and the tranquility of a quiet trail. All MDI Hospital sponsored walks are supervised by a CPR certified individual who has a first aid kit and cell phone available.
May 7 - Witch Hole Pond Loop.- Meet at the Visitors Center Parking Lot in Hulls Cove 2.3 Miles
May 14 - Bubble Pond.- Meet in the Bubble Pond Parking Area. 2.5 Miles
May 21 - Sand Beach to Thunder Hole - Meet in the parking area going to the end of the Schooner Head Road. 3.2 Miles
May 28 - Holiday, No Walk.
June 4 - Redfield Hill- Park in the upper, overflow parking lot for the Jordan Pond House.
June 11 - Somes Sound Overlook- Meet at the Parkman Mountain Parking lot, Route 198.
2 miles before Northeast Harbor. 3.2 Miles
June 18 - Wooded Loop-Meet in the upper, overflow parking lot, just north of the Jordan Pond House. 3.5 Miles
June 25 - MDI Hospital to Bar Island - Meet in the Hospital Parking Lot. 2.5 Miles
July 2 - Witch Hole– Meet @ the Duck Brook Bridge via the Eagle Lake Road entrance.
July 9 - Hadlock Brook Loop– Meet in the Brown Mountain Gate House Parking Area.
July 16 - Jordan Stream-Meet in the upper, overflow parking Area for the Jordan Pond House. 4.0 Miles
July 23 - Little Long Pond-Meet at the parking area beyond the Gate House by the Greenrock Corp Sign. 5 Miles
July 30 - Eagle Lake to Bubble Pond-Meet in the Eagle Lake Parking Area. 4.2 Miles
August 6 -Witch Hole Pond & Paradise Hill-Meet at the Duck Brook Bridge via the Eagle Lake Road. 4.2 Miles
August 13 - Jordan Pond Overlook to Deer Brook Bridge. Meet in the Jordan Pond overflow, lower lot, parking area. 3.8 Miles
August 20 - Bubble Pond to Wildwood Stables. Park @ the Bubble Pond Parking Area. 5 Miles
August 27 - Eagle Lake to Duck Brook Bridge-Meet in the Eagle Lake parking area. 5.2 Miles
September 3 - Holiday- No walk
September 10 - Hio Road– Meet @ the entrance gate to the Seawall Campground. 4 Miles
September 17 - Bubble Pond to Wildwood Stables. Meet in the Bubble Pond Parking Area. 5 Miles
September 24 - Amphitheater Loop. Meet at the Brown Mountain Gate House Parking Area (1 mile North of Northeast Harbor) 5.2 Miles
October 1 - Day Mountain Loop. Meet at Wildwood Stables Parking Area. 5.5 Miles
October 8 - Meet at the Eagle Lake Parking area. 6 Miles
October 15 - Aunt Betty’s Pond– Meet at the Eagle Lake Parking area on Route 233. 6 Miles
October 22 - Eagle Lake to Duck Brook Bridge-Meet in the Eagle Lake Parking area on Route 233. 5.2 Miles
October 29 - Giant Slide Loop - Meet in the Parkman Mountain parking lot on Route 198. 8.2 Miles. GRAND FINALE!