• 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.

Paw Press Education Newsletter

Welcome to the Acadia Paw Press, the official newsletter of the education district of Acadia National Park. Each edition of the Acadia Paw Press contains information about program offerings, news, and important updates for educators. Current and past issues of the newsletter are available here in pdf format (free Adobe Reader is necessary to open these files).

Paw Press

2012-2013 School Year
Spring 2013 (pdf - 912KB)
Fall 2012 (pdf - 649KB)

2011-2012 School Year
Spring 2012 (pdf - 1.4MB)
Fall 2011 (pdf - 1.3MB)

2010-2011 School Year
Spring 2011 (pdf - 821KB)
Fall 2010 (pdf - 593KB)

2009-2010 School Year
Spring 2010 (pdf - 841KB)
Fall 2009 (pdf - 355KB)

2008-2009 School Year
Spring 2009 (pdf - 315KB)
Fall 2008 (pdf - 265KB)

2007-2008 School Year
Spring 2008 (pdf - 337KB)
Fall 2007 (pdf - 524KB)

2006-2007 School Year
Spring 2007 (pdf - 297KB)
Fall 2006 (pdf - 283KB)

2005-2006 School Year
Spring 2006 (pdf - 230KB)
Fall 2005 (pdf - 270KB)

2004-2005 School Year
Spring 2005 (pdf - 208KB)
Fall 2004 (pdf - 199KB)

Did You Know?

The wide carriage road is lined by the spring foliage of birch trees.

Acadia National Park's carriage road system, built by John D. Rockefeller Jr., has been called “the finest example of broken stone roads designed for horse-drawn vehicles still extant in America.” Today, you can hike or bike 45 miles of these scenic carriage roads in the park.