• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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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.

SEA Teacher Institutes

Park ranger and teacher identify plants.

Teacher institutes guide exploration of the the park.

NPS/Karen Lanier

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?

From atop Cadillac Mountain, the sun is just starting to rise over the Porcupine Islands.

Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park is the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States. During certain times of the year, it is the first place in the U.S. to see sunrise.