• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • 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.

  • Bubble Pond Carriage Road closure

    Bubble Pond Carriage Road will be closed to all traffic Monday 9/15- Wednesday 9/17 from the parking lot to Triad-Day Mountain Bridge. More »

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?

CCC members take a break from their work to admire the view along the ocean.

The Civilian Conservation Corps performed important work in Acadia National Park, including clearing brush, setting stones, and constructing Seawall Campground. Today park headquarters is located in the former CCC camp.