What’s that Bike called?
- A Penny-farthing! It comes from the British penny and farthing coins, one much larger than the other, so that the side view resembles a penny leading a farthing.
How do I get to the park from your shop?
- Most of our Clients ride. It is a mile and a quarter of residential roads. It is up a hill, but not harder than the carriage roads
Are there hills?
- Yes, that is why its a national park, lower elevated trails can be highlighted by our staff upon registration.
What’s the best way to get to your shop?
- We would encourage you to walk to the shop or, take the island explorer into town.
Where do we park?
- Parking is on the street and very limited
Do we need our Park Pass?
- A park pass is required to use any of the park.
Where do we eat?
- The only place to eat in the park is the Jordan Pond House. With a short detour, the small towns surrounding the park offer food (Seal Harbor, Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor)
Should we bring supplies?
- Its a good Idea to be prepared. We suggest Snacks (or picnic) and Water Water Water.
At what age does a deer become a moose?
- Just beyond Puberty
Do I have to wear a helmet?
- We highly suggest it. But over 16, its not law…
Where are the Bathrooms in the park?
- Every parking area has compost toilets, Park visitor center, Park Headquarters, and Jordan Pond house have restrooms
Where do we get water?
- We sell water and water bottles. You can hydrate and bring home a souvenir at the same time.
What do we do if we get a flat tire?
- Give us a call. We put the phone number on the bike, the maps, the invoice for your convenience.
What do we do if we get back after you close?
- Check in time is half an hour before close, after that, we recommend keeping the bike overnight and using it to get around. We offer a $5 overnight fee, and the bikes can be returned first thing in the morning.
How late does the Island Explorer run?
- For you convenience, here is the island explorer website.