Located at the southern tip of the Schoodic Peninsula, and the Schoodic District of Acadia National Park, is Schoodic Point. The impressive granite exposure puts a rocky Maine twist on an otherwise beachy destination. With plenty of parking, and the nicest restroom facilities beyond the Schoodic Woods Visitor Center, Schoodic Point is the most popular destination in this section of Acadia National Park.
What to do at Schoodic Point
Schoodic Point is an exceptional picnic spot in the Schoodic section of Acadia. The area offers breathtaking views of the mountains of Acadia on Mount Desert Island across Frenchman Bay, impressive crashing waves, and a seemingly endless view of the edge of the earth looking out across the Atlantic Ocean.
Pack a blanket and a lunch to enjoy with your family. The area is easy to access with short sets of granite steps down to the landmark. There are hundreds of yards of mostly flat granite for you to explore and find a private space to enjoy your visit. Be aware of the seagulls, they're always ready to be an uninvited guest.
Schoodic Point has many small saltwater pockets to explore throughout. Look for life in these many micro-ecosystems!
Don't forget your camera, Schoodic Point is one of the most photogenic places in all of Acadia National Park. With towering waves crashing into granite alcoves, beautiful flora and fauna, and