• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Carriage Roads to reopen

    All park carriage roads will reopen to foot traffic only on Friday, 4/25. Bikes & horses are not permitted at this time to prevent damage during the spring thaw. Use caution as seasonal repairs are not completed. For more info: 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.

Links to Real-Time Monitoring Data from Acadia NP

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View images (updated every 15 minutes) and current air quality and meteorology data from the McFarland Hill air quality monitoring station on the webpage for the Acadia National Park visibility webcam:

http://www.nature.nps.gov/air/webcams/parks/acadcam/acadcam.cfm

 
Thumbnail of Acadia's CAMNET visibility camera webpage

View images of Mount Desert Island (updated every 15 minutes) and current meteorology and air quality data from the Schoodic Education and Research Center on the webpage for the Acadia's CAMNET visibility webcam:

http://www.hazecam.net/camsite.aspx?site=acadia

 
USGS stream gage at Otter Creek

USGS stream gage site 01022840 Otter Creek near Bar Harbor, Maine

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) maintains a stream gage at Otter Creek in Acadia NP and another at Old Mill Brook, near the park. These gages measure the stage (water level) and discharge (volume of streamflow) of the streams every 5 minutes.

View Otter Creek streamflow data

View Old Mill Brook streamflow data

 
Graph of groundwater level

Graph of data from USGS groundwater well

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) maintains a ground water monitoring well at Acadia National Park's McFarland Hill air quality monitoring station, and another on the Crooked Road, near the park. Instruments in these wells record the groundwater level twice an hour.

View McFarland Hill groundwater level data

View Crooked Road groundwater level data

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.