Closures for Winter
December 2, 2013: Acadia is now in winter mode, which means that most of Park Loop Road, including Cadillac Mt. road, is closed. Still open is the Ocean Drive section,from Schooner Head overlook to Otter Cliff Rd., and Jordan Pond area via Jordan Pond Rd. More »
The Environmental Compliance Program at Acadia National Park strives to ensure that all park construction, rehabilitation, and other projects or actions comply with all applicable federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations.
Applicable laws protect wetlands, air quality, water quality, endangered species, and the cultural/human environment. For all major park activities, the public will have an opportunity to provide comments to the National Park Service in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. Plans and projects that are open for public review are listed on the Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) website.
Did You Know?
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...