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.
Construction is continuing throughout the park. More information can be found on our Temporary Closures page. More »
2008 National Junior Ranger Day at Acadia National Park
Contact: Kate Petrie, 207-288-8808
In celebration of National Park Week, April 19-27, National Junior Ranger Day will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sieur de Monts Spring area in Acadia National Park. The park, the Dorr Museum of College of the Atlantic, and the Bar Harbor Garden Club have teamed together to offer many different activities for families with children 12 years old or younger. There’s no charge to participate and children must be accompanied by an adult. Activities will happen rain or shine, so families should be prepared for any kind of weather.
Participants can bring a lunch and picnic on the lawn, play habitat games, visit a beaver pond, learn about otters and native plants, and enjoy a hike in the woods, among other things. For more information, call 207-288-3338, ext. 0.
Did You Know?
Acadia National Park's carriage road system, built by John D. Rockefeller Jr., has been called “the finest example of broken stone roads designed for horse-drawn vehicles still extant in America.” Today, you can hike or bike 45 miles of these scenic carriage roads in the park.