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.
What Do Rangers Do - Teacher Resources
A classroom presentation entitled "What Do Park Rangers Do?" kicks off this program for third-grade students, which culminates in a Junior Ranger Day held in the park. Children receive junior ranger patches and participate in a variety of service projects. Junior ranger books are available for a small fee when purchasing classroom quantities.
All items are available from the Educator's Resource Library unless otherwise indicated with a *.
Adventure in the Everglades
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Conviction of the Heart
Kids Explore America's National Parks
Kids Explore The Everglades
Meet the Mentor Video
National Park Service: An American Legacy
The WebRangers site is a National Park Service site full of activities for kids of all ages.
Did You Know?
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.