About This Location
Gulliver’s Hole is undoubtedly one of the treasured gems nestled within the breathtaking Quoddy Head State Park. This captivating inlet boasts towering cliffs, a rugged shoreline, and captivating vistas of the expansive Atlantic Ocean.
The allure of Gulliver’s Hole lies in its ability to offer visitors an opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring power of the sea as it crashes against the formidable rocky coast. The symphony of waves reverberating through this picturesque inlet is a sensory delight, a true communion with nature's grandeur.
Over the recent years, Gulliver’s Hole has become a magnet for photographers seeking to capture its mesmerizing beauty. Accessible via the Quoddy Head Coastal Trail, the journey to reach this coastal haven is a scenic delight in itself. The trail, which covers a distance of approximately 0.35 miles one way, takes around 10 minutes to traverse, offering a taste of the captivating surroundings that await.
Drawing a parallel to the renowned Thunder Hole in Acadia National Park, Gulliver’s Hole offers a comparable experience without the crowds, allowing for a more intimate connection with nature's wonders.
For the convenience of visitors, Quoddy Head State Park provides two primary parking lots. Gulliver’s Hole is most accessible from the picnic area parking lot situated on the right side of South Lubec Road. Visitors can conveniently make park payments at the self-service collection station located within the picnic area parking lot. During the active season, from May 15 to October 15, the parking lots remain open daily from 9:00 a.m. until sunset, unless alternate hours are posted. In the off-season, visitors are still welcome to explore during daylight hours but should exercise caution during inclement weather conditions.