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'Otter Lodge' Walk to Otter Cove


Property Details

Updated: Sep 28, 2016
Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 10 Sleeps


Walk out the door to the newest trail in Acadia, Otter Cove Trail .4 miles to the Cove,

from there you can hike the Gorham Mountain Trail or the Shore Trail to Thunder Hole,Sand Beach

or the Beehive.... just a perfect location for those who want to explore the best of Acadia!

Otter Lodge Cottage is a large 4 bedroom 2 full bath home with a nice large yard with a fire pit for nightly family gatherings. BBQ grill, 2 picnic table, load of outside chairs and a tree swing, perfect for a relaxing week .

Otter Lodge is tucked down

a quiet street in the The Village of Otter Creek just 3.5 miles


of Bar Harbor at the end of the Lane you can hop on the FREE Island

Explorer, it runs every 30 min.

Located in the Heart of Acadia National Park

- The Village of Otter Creek is completely surrounded by

Acadia National Park Border and our Village Trail

where a beautiful 10 minute walk takes you to Otter Cove, the Ocean

and the Ocean Trail - which continues onto Otter Cliffs, The Gorham

Mountain Trail Head, Thunder Hole, and Sand Beach.

A 10 minute walk from Otter Lodge in the other direction

will deliver you to the Cadillac Mountain South Ridge Trail Head.

The Free Island Explorer Bus stops at the end of the lane providing

hourly service for you (and your bikes) into Bar Harbor and onto all

other major hiking & biking trails.

This lovely home is loaded with Downeast charm inside & out....

Wildflowers and perenials grace the flower beds around the property.

Enjoy an evening cook-out on the grill

and top it off with s'moors and stargazing

around the rustic stone fire pit!

Inside you will find Otter Lodge just as charming.

The Living Room features a large sectional sofa, handbraided area

rug, light & airy valances draped over wood branches, reproduction

Grandma Moses prints, antique travel trunks and a library of good


books, games and puzzles stocked on the shelves.

Assorted treasures collected from around the island are featured

thruout the cottage.

Whether you are looking to get-away from the crowds

or a location ideal for exploring the wonders of Acadia

we hope that you will choose Otter Lodge Cottage

for your Acadia Vacation!

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the manager

We enjoyed our daily walks to the Otter Creek Market for there

great morning coffee.. and walking the local trail to the loop road.. Our highlights included shell hunting along the wonderland trail, hiking the Bubble Rock and the Beech Mt. trail

the kids enjoyed ice cream around the Village Green in Bar Harbor,we enjoyed sleeping with the windows open and feeling the cool breezes blowing through the trees.

See you again...
Aug 2012
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1 Reviews

1 traveler review

Bethany, CT

Great place for a family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We rented the "Otter Lodge" for a family reunion. It was such a comfortable site for our event. The kitchen was spacious and well equipped, the living room was comfortable for relaxing and visiting together. The yard included plenty of space for frisbee and eating outside. Even better, our large group was able to overflow into campsites in the adjacent Blackwoods Campground (NPS), the Otter Creek Inn (a small privately owned motel)as well as a second rental home owned by the same owner. There was plenty of room for everyone, all within easy walking distance. Otter Creek is so convenient, close to rock climbing at Otter Cliffs, hiking and biking throughout the park and cultural events in the town of Bar Harbor.The house is close to the park bus line so it's easy to get around.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bar Harbor at 15 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Burning Tree at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Sand Beach at 3 Miles

Bar Harbor is just 3.5 miles away where you can find galleries,

restaurants, shops, tours, bicycle & kayak rentals etc..Acadia Nationl Parks newest hiking trail to Otter Cove

connecting to the Gorham Mountain Trail this opens miles of hiking from the cottage.... and just a short walk to the shore...

We offer Wi-Fi

Within The Village of Otter Creek and the Otter Creek Market ,bus stop for the FREE Island Explorer Bus.:

Enjoy a Lobster Dinner or a great Lobster Roll at the

local Otter Creek Market or a great cup of coffee.

The Burning Tree - one of Maines finest gourmet restaurants in


walking distance (reservations strongly reccomended)

Bar Harbor Brewery (the first micro-brewery on the island) is open

for tours & tasting!

Nearby are entrances to some of the best hiking trails in the Park,as well as ahuge variety of outdoor activities including canoeing,kayaking, rock climbing,sailing and biking.

- Or -

hop aboard the Free Island Explorer Bus at the end of the lane which

provides hourly service to all other major hiking trails.


From the cottage you can saddle up & head out

where a Southern Route down Otter Creek Drive allows you to connect

with The Park Loop Road then peddle on to Wildwood Stables and a

network of carriage roads ideal for biking, hiking and horseback


The Free Island Explorer Bus stops at the end of the lane & provides

hourly transportation for you and Your Bikes into Bar Harbor and


the carriage trails .... we like to bike out & take the bus back!

If you are bringing your bikes or kayaks we have a shed for storing

*Bike rental available in Bar Harbor

Kayak rentals and tour a fun way to be on the water

Kayaks can be rented in Bar Harbor,Southwest Harbor, Long Pond.

Rock Climbing: just a great adventure!

aprox 10 minute drive to Otter Cliffs parking lot.

If you are not an highly experienced climber

- we suggest you not attempt Otter Cliffs without a guide!

We climb with Jeff at Atlantic Climbing School his guides are first


- Even if you don't climb we suggest you take a hike out to the

cliffs to watch!

Horseback Riding:

Boarding is available at Wildwood Stables.

Wildwood also offers carriage rides up Day Mountian.

Boat Cruises:

In nearby Northeast Harbor the park service offers tours of Somes

Sound and Cranberry Isle. So much to do in so little time...


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
My Standard Rate
Nov 1 2016 - May 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 20 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jun 17 2017 - Jul 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 15 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Autumn,our second spring
Sep 3 2017 - Oct 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

cancellation Policy:
30 days or more 75% refund
29 till 14 days 25 % refund
13 days or less no refund
8% sales tax add to rental fee
NON Smoking Rental

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Family


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Village


  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, tub, shower, second floor , tub/shower
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower, main floor, shower


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 double
  • Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single


  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • 4 Bedrooms: Each is thoughtfully appointed and feature high treadcount sheets, plenty of pillows, blankets etc. 2 of bedrooms queen beds 3rd bedroom with 2 Full Beds loft bedroom with 4 twin beds. 2 Full Bathrooms: Both are stocked with thick & thirsty cotton face, hand & bath towels.. Kitchen: Fully equipped with all your cookwear needs and dinner service for 12.(appliances include: Dishwasher, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Toaster) Library: Bookshelves in the living room are stocked with some great old books, puzzles and games. Cable TV, Washer and Dryer Gas Grill Family Fire Pit in back yard!! Heat Fans

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