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.
Artists-in-Residence Classes at Acadia National Park
Contact: Wanda Moran, 207-288-8804
On Saturday, August 25, at the Schoodic section of Acadia, two artists-in-residence will be offering art sessions from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Join printmaker Tim Merrick to see him work and discuss technique as you try your own project. In the afternoon work with multi-medium artist Natalie Craig on coastal sketching or classroom collage. The activity selection is weather dependent. The cost for the sessions is $5. To reserve space, please call Kate Petrie at 288-1312, or e-mail her.
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...