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    Acadia

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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.

Acadia Annual Pass Sale begins on December 1

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Date: November 15, 2012

Bar Harbor, ME - The Acadia National Park annual pass sale will be held from December 1 through December 30, 2012, at the winter visitor center at park headquarters on the Eagle Lake Road, Route 233.Passes will be sold at half price for $20, and must be obtained in person with cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover. No phone orders will be taken. The winter visitor center will be open every day except December 24, 25, and 31, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The annual passes will also be available for $20 at the Gouldsboro, Mt. Desert, and Tremont town offices from December 3 through December 31. Passes must be paid for by check or cash only, not by credit card. No phone orders will be taken.

The Gouldsboro town office is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Tremont town office is open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The Mt. Desert town office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. All will be closed on December 25. Call ahead for hours on December 24 and 31.

Acadia annual passes will also be sold for $20 at the annual Bar Harbor Village Holidays & Midnight Madness Sale on December 7, from 8 p.m. to midnight, at the Acadia information site located on the Village Green.

Acadia National Park annual passes are valid for one year from the month of purchase. The annual pass is part of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, which enables the park to retain 80% of fees collected through sales of passes and the collection of entrance fees. These funds pay for needed repairs and projects to improve visitor services and facilities such as the accessible trail on top of Cadillac Mountain. The remaining 20% benefits other National Park Service sites.

For more information about the annual pass sale, call 207-288-3338, extension 0.

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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.