• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • 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.

  • Construction updates

    Construction is continuing throughout the park. More information can be found on our Temporary Closures page. More »

SEA Teacher Institutes

Park ranger and teacher identify plants.

Teacher institutes guide exploration of the the park.

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Teachers interested in qualifying to bring their students to the residential Schoodic Education Adventure (SEA) program must attend a mandatory accredited institute to learn about programming options, campus logistics, funding assistance, and other important information.

Several different multi-day institutes are offered. See Professional Development for a current list of topics and dates.

For institute details and applications, contact the SEA Director via e-mail or call 207-288-8808.

Did You Know?

A man boards the Island Explorer bus.

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...