Park Loop Road opening
May 17, 2013: The entire Park Loop Road and all other paved roads in the park open today. All dirt roads in the park, including the Seal Cove Road, will open on June 3.
April 22, 2013: The Precipice, Orange and Black, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliffs Trails are closed until further notice because of nesting peregrine falcons. All other trails in the park are open, whether accessible from the park or from state roads.
Hulls Cove Visitor Center
May 17, 2013: The visitor center will open on May 19 and will be open 9-5 every day. All park passes are available there. There is an accessible entrance at the back of the building for those who have trouble climbing stairs.
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?
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