Eagle Lake Trail
Acadia National Park

Located 3.2 miles from Bar Harbor, Maine (ME)

4 Stars
4,166 Steps 1  (1.8 mi)

The Eagle Lake Trail has a maximum elevation of 387 ft (118 m), a minimum elevation of 249 ft (76 m), and an elevation gain of 1,582 ft (482 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Eagle Lake Trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
4,1661.8 mi249 ft387 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
56 min0.41,582 ft1,693 ft
[ B to A ]
58 min0.41,693 ft1,582 ft

What is the length of the Eagle Lake Trail?

The length of the Eagle Lake Trail is 1.8 mi (3.0 km) or 4,166 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Eagle Lake Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the Eagle Lake Trail in 56 min in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 58 min in the [ B to A ] direction.

Eagle Lake Trail Topo Maps

Download free Eagle Lake Trail topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Acadia National Park topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Newbury Neck, ME
  2. North Topo Map: Salsbury Cove, ME
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Bar Harbor, ME
  4. West Topo Map: Bartlett Island, ME
  5. Topo Map: Southwest Harbor, ME
  6. East Topo Map: Seal Harbor, ME
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Swans Island, ME
  8. South Topo Map: Bass Harbor, ME
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Baker Island, ME

Is there a Eagle Lake Trail map?

Yes, and they're free! The Eagle Lake Trail is located on the Southwest Harbor and Seal Harbor topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

Local Weather Forecast

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  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the sum of distance on the trail where angles to the horizontal is between 30 and 50 degrees (the angle of a stairway) divided by ten, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.

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