• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.


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  • Temporary Road Closure

    A section of the Western Mtn Road in Southwest Harbor will be closed until 8/18 while park crews replace a culvert with a new fish-friendly open bottom culvert. For more information and a map visit our Getting Around Page. More »

  • Trail Closure: Gorge Path weekdays, 7 am - 4 pm

    The section of the Gorge Path between the Hemlock Path intersection and the A. Murray Young Trail intersection is closed until rehabilitation work is completed. The closure will be in effect Mondays through Fridays only, from 7 am to 4 pm.

Links for Kids

Looking for fun things to do and new places to explore? Check out these links for fun activities, games, and more.

National Park Service Websites

WebRangers - Become a WebRanger! Design your own ranger station, explore the parks, and collect virtual junior ranger badges!

Junior Ranger Gazette - Learn fun facts, complete activities, and read stories about the national parks.

Other Websites

Keep Oceans Clean - Discover what you can do to protect our oceans while you play fun games.

Did You Know?

Image of the Guide's Guide cover

The Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park, originally created to share important information about the park's facilities and natural and cultural resources with commercial guides, is available to the public on this website. The guide contains everything you would want to know about the park. More...