Closures for Winter
December 2, 2013- Acadia is now in winter mode. Most of Park Loop Road, including Cadillac Mountain Road, is closed. Still open is the Ocean Drive section, from Schooner Head overlook to Otter Cliff Road, and Jordan Pond area via Jordan Pond Road. More »
Junior Ranger Program
What is a Junior Ranger?
How do you become a Junior Ranger?
Links for Kids
WebRangers Design your own ranger station, explore parks, and collect virtual junior ranger badges!
Acadia Quest is a series of youth- and family-oriented experiences in the park that encourage youth and families to explore, learn about, and protect national parks and other conserved lands.
Families or friends create a team and complete activities in categories of Explore, Lean, and Protect. For more information, visit the Friends of Acadia website here.
NPS/Todd M. Edgar
National Junior Ranger Day (April)
Did You Know?
Since 1999, propane-powered Island Explorer buses have carried more than two million passengers in Acadia National Park, eliminating more than 685,000 automobile trips and preventing 6,444 tons of greenhouse gases. The fare-free buses are supported by your entrance fees. More...