This park comprises the majority of Mount Desert Island and possesses an unusual combination of ocean and mountain scenery. The island is the largest rock based island on the Atlantic Coast with dense forests that extend to the edge of the sea. It is this unique interaction between land and sea that draws one to this area near Bar Harbor, Maine. The intimacy and tranquillity one feels in being there keeps you coming back for more. It is a most enjoyable place to visit and photograph.