• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

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  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

    Precipice Cliff, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliff areas are closed to all public entry until further notice for peregrine falcon nesting season. More »

  • Cultural Connections programs rescheduled for 7/16/2014 due to weather

    Ash Log Pounding demo will take place today 11 am-3 pm at the Abbe Museum downtown (26 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor). The Burnurwurbskek Singers have been rescheduled to perform on Cadillac Summit next Wed, July 23 at 11 am.

  • 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.

History & Culture

A man hauls a lobster trap into his boat by hand in 1894.

A man hauls a lobster trap into his boat by hand in 1894.

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People
Through the years, people who have made Mount Desert Island home.

 
Civilian Conservation Corps camp with mountain backdrop

Civilian Conservation Corps camp with mountain backdrop.

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Stories
Burning and building Acadia back up.

 
Historic books: Adjutant General's Report and Almanacs

Historic books: Adjutant General's Report and Almanacs.

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Collections
Where to find information today about our yesterdays.

 
Baker Island light house
Baker Island Light House, historic photo.
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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.