Park Loop Road opening
May 17, 2013: The entire Park Loop Road and all other paved roads in the park open today. All dirt roads in the park, including the Seal Cove Road, will open on June 3.
April 22, 2013: The Precipice, Orange and Black, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliffs Trails are closed until further notice because of nesting peregrine falcons. All other trails in the park are open, whether accessible from the park or from state roads.
Hulls Cove Visitor Center
May 17, 2013: The visitor center will open on May 19 and will be open 9-5 every day. All park passes are available there. There is an accessible entrance at the back of the building for those who have trouble climbing stairs.
Acadia Scholarships Program
The Acadia Scholarship Program is open to all schools participating in the Schoodic Education Adventure (SEA) program. The maximum award per student will not exceed half of the published SEA tuition. This scholarship fund is for students only. Funding will be determined on an annual basis; eligible schools must reapply each year.
Scholarship applications must be received by May 1, 2011. For more information and application instructions, see the scholarship guidelines below.
2011 SEA Scholarship Guidelines and Instructions (pdf-240kb)
2011 SEA Scholarship Application Form (rtf-385kb)
Did You Know?
The Civilian Conservation Corps performed important work in Acadia National Park, including clearing brush, setting stones, and constructing Seawall Campground. Today park headquarters is located in the former CCC camp.