Forty-five miles (72 km) of rustic carriage roads, the gift of philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr. and family, weave around the mountains and valleys of Acadia National Park. Most of those roads are available for horseback travel either on a carriage ride with Wildwood Stables or on a horse of your own.
When horseback riding on Acadia's carriage roads be sure to have a copy of the Carriage Road User's Map to better identify the trails, routes, and roads where horses are permitted. The use of pack animals is permitted on the following trails, routes, and roads:
The use of pack animals is prohibited on:
Did You Know?
Acadia National Park contains more than 120 miles of historic hiking trails. Many of these trails were established by local village improvement societies in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today many of the historic features, such as stonework, are still visible.