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  • 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.

Lake and Pond FAQ

Lakes and ponds are some of the park's most scenic and significant resources. Carved by glaciers, some of these features reach more than 100 feet in depth.

Maximum Depth - Lakes and Ponds (in and bordering the park)

Name Depth (ft) Name Depth (ft)
Jordan Pond* 150 Hogdon Pond* 22
Long Pond* 113 Lower Breakneck Pond 21
Eagle Lake* 110 Halfmoon Pond 20
Echo Lake* 66 Round Pond* 19
Long Pond (Isle au Haut)* 59 Sargent Pond 14
Seal Cove Pond* 44 Beaver Dam Pond 13
Lower Hadlock Pond* 40 Upper Breakneck Pond 12
Bubble Pond* 39 Lake Wood* 11
Upper Hadlock Pond* 37 Aunt Betty Pond* 7
Witch Hole Pond* 33 Duck Pond 6
The Bowl 29 The Tarn 5

* Great Pond (natural pond greater than 10 acres)

Did You Know?

A man boards the Island Explorer bus.

Since 1999, propane-powered Island Explorer buses have carried more than two million passengers in Acadia National Park, eliminating more than 685,000 automobile trips and preventing 6,444 tons of greenhouse gases. The fare-free buses are supported by your entrance fees. More...