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The way to navigate through Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island is the Park Loop Road. This 27-mile road begins at the Hulls Cove Visitor Center (near Route 3 on the northern side of the island) and connects the Park's lakes, mountains, forests and rocky coast. There are many hiking and climbing trails - but master these skills first - for the more adventurous visitors. Make sure you stop by Thunder Hole if you want to see just how powerful the sea can be – there will be some roaring bursts of water as high as 40 feet on windy days.