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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.

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

NPS photo

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?

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...