• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

Friends of Acadia Recreation Intern and Ridgerunners

Ridgerunners

Hauling brush to narrow Little Moose Island Trails

Friends of Acadia has supported the seasonal staff for the visitor use program from its inception. A recreation intern assists with monitoring and research activity and three to four ridgerunners educate visitors about Leave No Trace and maintain cairns on park trails. For more information, visit the Friends of Acadia website.
 
Building cairns
Building cairns

Did You Know?

A girl stands along the stone steps of the Kurt Diederich Path in this historic image taken around 1920.

Acadia National Park contains more than 120 miles of historic hiking trails. Many of these trails were established by local village improvement societies in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today many of the historic features, such as stonework, are still visible.