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.
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?
The historic carriage road system at Acadia National Park features 17 stone-faced bridges spanning streams, waterfalls, cliffs, and roads. The design of each bridge, such as Cobblestone Bridge, is unique.