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    National Park Maine

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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.

SERC - Educational Opportunities

Park ranger presents program to adult learner along shore.

In addition to supporting and facilitating research, the Schoodic Education and Research Center seeks to disseminate the resulting scientific information and resource management decisions which are made based upon park research efforts. Through this sharing and exchange of information we seek to strengthen the dialog with, and understanding between, the park and its numerous stakeholder groups including local communities, researchers, educators, the public, and learners of all ages.

Resource Acadia
The Resource Acadia program is a public seminar series designed to inform and educate participants about innovative and interesting research activities being conducted within the park. The seminars strive to be participatory and hands-on, often including field-based activities.

Artist-In-Residence Program
The Artist-in-Residence Program at Acadia National Park offers professional writers, composers, and visual and performing artists the opportunity to pursue their art form while surrounded by the inspiring landscape of the park.

Schoodic Education Adventure (SEA) Program
The Schoodic Education Adventure Program is a three-day, two-night residential program for 5th through 8th grade students. Curriculum-based classroom activities and hands-on field experience offer an invaluable learning experience in a unique setting.

Teacher Workshops
Throughout the year, the education staff offers a number of teacher workshops designed to help educators bring the National Park Service into their classrooms. Many of these workshops are held on the SERC campus.

Moore Auditorium Speaker Series
The Moore Auditorium Speaker Series is a public outreach effort designed to inform local audiences on a diversity of natural science and cultural topics.


Did You Know?

A Passamaquoddy birchbark basket with the image of a moose on it

The Passamaquoddy Kit is an educational tool for teachers to help teach students about Passamaquoddy culture in Maine. The kit is a collaboration between the Abbe Museum and Acadia National Park staff.