Place

Echo Lake

Kayakers paddle by cliffs along Echo Lake
Kayakers paddle by cliffs along Echo Lake

Photo by Ashley L. Conti, Friends of Acadia, NPS

Quick Facts

Beach/Water Access, Bus/Shuttle Stop, Canoe/Kayak/Small Boat Launch, Parking - Auto, Restroom, Trailhead

Echo Lake is a popular spot for water and land recreation, located west of Somes Sound and north of Southwest Harbor. Small watercraft can be launched from Ikes Point along Route 102. Visitors can swim and enjoy the beach staffed by a lifeguard during the summer. Trail access to Beech Mountain and other connector trails starts from the end of the parking lot.

Acadia National Park

Last updated: November 7, 2021