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.
Rules Governing Science Education Activities
Acadia National Park has been a magnet for scientists and naturalists for well over a century due to its distinctive geology, varied flora and fauna, and a richly diverse cultural history. With your impending visit, you are continuing this long tradition of natural and cultural study at New England’s only national park. In order to protect park resources for future generations of visitors, educators, and students, we are requiring all education groups conducting activities in the park to adhere to the following rules. Thank you very much for your cooperation.
Did You Know?
Since 1999, propane-powered Island Explorer buses have carried more than two million passengers in Acadia National Park, eliminating more than 685,000 automobile trips and preventing 6,444 tons of greenhouse gases. The fare-free buses are supported by your entrance fees. More...