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    National Park Maine

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  • Carriage Roads Closed

    All park carriage roads are closed until further notice to prevent damage during the spring thaw. For more information: (207) 288-3338

  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

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

  • Blackwoods Campground is open

    Blackwoods Campground is open and is sites are available by self-registration at the campground. More »

  • 2014 Season Openings

    Park Loop Rd, Cadillac Mountain Rd, & Hulls Cove Visitor Center is open. Call (207) 288-3338 or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AcadiaNPS) for more information More »

  • Jordan Pond boat ramp parking lot is closed for construction

    It's scheduled to reopen on June 28. There may be intermittent openings at the discretion of the contractor. The North Lot parking area will remain open for access to the Jordan Pond House Restaurant & hiking & biking trails.

Useful Links

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

National park curriculum-based learning tools, teaching resources, online activities, and junior ranger programs for all teachers and learners

Links to Learning
National Park Service online resources for students and teachers

Research Learning Centers
National Park Service centers for linking science and education

Teaching with Historic Places
Using properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects. This site includes Life on an Island: Early Settlers off the Rock-Bound Coast of Maine, a lesson plan about island living.

Views of the National Parks
Virtual experiences, exhibits, and knowledge centers relating to NPS resources

Designed for learners of all ages who want to discover the wonders of the National Park Service


National Park Service Partners

Interactive virtual national park visits, trip journal worksheets, "ask an expert," and live web chats

Hands on the Land
A national network of field classrooms connecting students, teachers, and parents to their public lands and waterways

National Park Foundation

Student Conservation Association


Did You Know?

Bronze statue of a Passamaquoddy man

Saint Croix Island International Historic Site is a National Park Service site located within three hours of Acadia. Saint Croix commemorates the first French attempt at a permanent settlement in N. America. Explore the mainland site with an interpretive trail featuring bronze statues and waysides. More...