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.
June 14, 2013: The Western Mountain road loop is now open.
The list below includes links to National Park Service and partner websites for teachers. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it will get you started discovering National Park Service resources for both teachers and students.
National Park Service
Links to Learning
Research Learning Centers
Teaching with Historic Places
Views of the National Parks
National Park Service Partners
Hands on the Land
General Environmental and Natural Resource Education
Children & Nature Network
Did You Know?
Acadia National Park contains more than 120 miles of historic hiking trails. Many of these trails were established by local village improvement societies in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today many of the historic features, such as stonework, are still visible.