Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting
Precipice Cliff, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliff areas are closed to all public entry until further notice for peregrine falcon nesting season. More »
Cultural Connections programs rescheduled for 7/16/2014 due to weather
Ash Log Pounding demo will take place today 11 am-3 pm at the Abbe Museum downtown (26 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor). The Burnurwurbskek Singers have been rescheduled to perform on Cadillac Summit next Wed, July 23 at 11 am.
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.
Acadia Annual Passes on Sale in December
Bar Harbor, Maine - The Acadia National Park annual pass sale will be held from December 1 through December 30, 2011, at the Winter Visitor Center at park headquarters on the Eagle Lake Road, Route 233.Passes will be sold at half price, or $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 17, 18, 24, 25, and 26, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The annual passes will also be available for $20 at the Gouldsboro Town Office, December 1 - December 30. The 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. Passes must be paid for by check or cash only, not by credit card. No phone orders will be taken.
Half price passes will also be sold at two other town offices, Tremont and Mt. Desert, December 1 through December 30. The Tremont office is open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Call ahead for hours on December 23. The Mt.
Acadia annual passes will also be sold for $20 at the annual Bar Harbor Village Holidays & Midnight Madness Sale on December 2, from 8 p.m. to midnight, at the
Acadia National Park annual passes are valid for one year from the month of purchase. Eighty percent of each pass sale remains here in Acadia National Park, to be used for projects that directly benefit park visitors and resources, 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.
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...