• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.


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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.

Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park

The Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park was designed to provide accurate information about Acadia National Park to group leaders, educators, bus drivers, tour operators, employees working with park visitors in the service or recreation industry, and concession supervisors. It contains a great deal of information about park facilities, natural and cultural resources, and more.

The Guide's Guide is in pdf format and requires the use of free Adobe Reader

Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park (pdf - 3,856 KB)

For a slightly smaller file, download this file:

Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park (pdf - 2,099 KB)

Did You Know?

A girl stands along the stone steps of the Kurt Diederich Path in this historic image taken around 1920.

Acadia National Park contains more than 120 miles of historic hiking trails. Many of these trails were established by local village improvement societies in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today many of the historic features, such as stonework, are still visible.