• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • 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.

  • Bubble Pond Carriage Road closure

    Bubble Pond Carriage Road will be closed to all traffic Monday 9/15- Wednesday 9/17 from the parking lot to Triad-Day Mountain Bridge. More »

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?

Cobblestone Bridge, faced with rounded cobblestones, has a stream running underneath.

The historic carriage road system at Acadia National Park features 17 stone-faced bridges spanning streams, waterfalls, cliffs, and roads. The design of each bridge, such as Cobblestone Bridge, is unique.