• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

    Precipice Cliff, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliff areas are closed to all public entry until further notice for peregrine falcon nesting season. More »

  • Cultural Connections programs rescheduled for 7/16/2014 due to weather

    Ash Log Pounding demo will take place today 11 am-3 pm at the Abbe Museum downtown (26 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor). The Burnurwurbskek Singers have been rescheduled to perform on Cadillac Summit next Wed, July 23 at 11 am.

Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK
CHILDREN'S OUTDOOR BILL OF RIGHTS

10 easy & fun things every child should experience at Acadia

1. Watch sunrise or sunset from the top of Cadillac Mountain.

2. Follow a trail.

3. Breathe in the ocean air.

4. Go on a park ranger-led activity.

5. Look into a tidepool.

6. Ride a bike on the carriage roads.

7. Find a frog at a pond.

8. Discover Acadia's human history.

9. Look up at the stars and find a constellation.

10. Search for your own special place in the park.

GET OUTSIDE AND DISCOVER ACADIA NATIONAL PARK!

 
Woman and child look into a tidepool.
NPS/Ginny Reams

Did You Know?

The wide carriage road is lined by the spring foliage of birch trees.

Acadia National Park's carriage road system, built by John D. Rockefeller Jr., has been called “the finest example of broken stone roads designed for horse-drawn vehicles still extant in America.” Today, you can hike or bike 45 miles of these scenic carriage roads in the park.