• 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.

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?

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The Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park, originally created to share important information about the park's facilities and natural and cultural resources with commercial guides, is available to the public on this website. The guide contains everything you would want to know about the park. More...