Facilities and Services. Cadillac Mountain Gift Shop has an accessible entrance and restrooms. A limited number of designated accessible parking spaces are marked.
Is it hard to drive up Cadillac Mountain?
Whether you hike up the Cadillac Summit Loop Trail or drive up the 3 1/2-mile narrow access road, go early. As the only attraction in the park that can be reached by car, Cadillac tends to draw crowds. If you do arrive by car, you should drive slowly, especially as the roadside cliffs get steep.
Why do they call it Cadillac Mountain?
Cadillac Mountain, the park’s most famous of 26 mountains, is named after French explorer Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac. At 1,530 feet, it is also the tallest mountain on the Atlantic coast. Between early October and early March, it is the first place that the sun rises in the eastern US.
Do you have to pay to go up Cadillac Mountain?
You don’t have to pay to go to Cadillac Mountain. It’s free!
How long does it take to get to the top of Cadillac Mountain?
In total, the path to the summit is 7.1 miles round trip, not including that extra mile from the campground. Drivers should expect a 3.5- to 4.0-mile trip to the summit, while hikers, depending on speed, should plan for two to four hours.
Can you bike up Cadillac Mountain?
You must bike with the traffic flow on the one-way section of the Park Loop Road. The road up Cadillac Mountain is very steep and can be dangerous.