Closures for Winter
December 2, 2013- Acadia is now in winter mode. Most of Park Loop Road, including Cadillac Mountain Road, is closed. Still open is the Ocean Drive section, from Schooner Head overlook to Otter Cliff Road, and Jordan Pond area via Jordan Pond Road. More »
Where in the World Is Tuzigoot - Teacher Resources
This in-class presentation takes fifth-grade students around the country discovering clues to the variety of sites within the National Park System. Students learn the history of the National Park Service and its importance today.
An educator's guide for this program is available for purchase through Eastern National, the park's cooperating association.
All items are available from the Educator's Resource Library unless otherwise indicated with a *.
Dorr, George B., The Story of Acadia National Park. Acadia Publishing Co. Bar Harbor, 1991.
*Goldstein, Judith S., Tragedies and Triumphs (Charles W. Eliot George B. Dorr John D. Rockefeller, Jr.) The Founding of Acadia National Park. Port in a Storm Bookstore. Somesville, ME, 1992.
Sontag, William H., editor. National Park Service: The First 75 Years. Eastern National Parks and Monument Association in cooperation with the George Wright Society, 1990.
Aylesworth, Thomas and Virginia Aylesworth. America's National Parks. New York, NY: W. H. Smith Publishers Inc., 1984.
Brown, Lenard E. Acadia National Park. Washington, DC: Office of History and Historic Architecture, 1971.
Butcher, Russell D. Field Guide to Acadia National Park, Maine. New York, NY: Thomas Crowell Co., 2005.
Dorr, George B. The Story of Acadia National Park. Bar Harbor, ME: Acadia Publishing Co., 1942.
Dunn, Margery G. A Guide to Our Federal Lands. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 1984.
Elvidge, Ed. Complete Pictorial Guide to Acadia National Park. Bar Harbor, ME: Elvidge Distribution Co., 1978.
Graf, Mike. National Parks Projects. Carthage, IL: Fearon Teacher Aids, 1993.
Kelly, Kate. Science and National Parks. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1992.
Mead, Polly, Robin Mead, and Andrew Gutelle. Our National Parks. New York, NY: Smithmark Publishers, Inc., 1992.
Murfin, James V. National Parks of the USA. New York, NY: Mayflower Books, 1980.
Runte, Alfred. National Parks: The American Experience. Lincoln, NB: University of Nebraska Press, 1979.
Sharpe, G. W. Acadia National Park and the Nearby Coast of Maine. New York, NY: Golden Press, 1968.
Wernert, Susan. Our National Parks. New York, NY: Reader's Digest Association, Inc., 1985.
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.