Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island in Maine

Wildwood Stables - Acadia

Wildwood Stables offers a variety of horse-drawn carriage rides from mid-June through early October of each year. The tours follow the famous Carriage Roads originally constructed by John D. Rockefeller between 1913 and 1940. Tour lengths include one and two hours with the option available to charter a private carriage driven by a Wildwood Stables” coachman.

For people who want to bring their own horses for riding on the Carriage Roads, a horse camp is provided. Wildwood Stables does not provide horseback riding but stable rentals are available.

Wildwood Stables is located on the southeast side of Mount Desert Island. There are three ways to get there. One is via the one way section of the Park Loop Road. Another is via the two way section of the Park Loop Road going south past Bubble Pond and Jordan Pond. The third was is from Seal Harbor by entering Acadia National Park via the Stanley Brook Entrance.

Reservations are strongly recommended and are usually accepted up to one week in advance.

Contact & Reservations: 877.276.3622

Wildwood Stables GPS: Latitude 44.314663; Longitude -68.236661

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A picture showing one of the beautiful streams and moss in Acadia National Park
Wildwood Stables provides several different carriage rides on the southeastern side of Mount Desert Island.

This shows an early morning fog off the coast of Mount Desert Island in Maine.
This shows one of the carriages on a foggy day.

This shows an early morning fog off the coast of Mount Desert Island in Maine.
This shows a couple of carriages and the stables in the background.

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