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Acadia National Park annual passes on sale

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Date: November 30, 2009
Contact: Wanda Moran, 288.8804

Bar Harbor, Maine - The Acadia National Park annual pass sale will be held December 1 - December 31, 2009, 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, or Discover. No phone orders will be taken. The winter visitor center is open every day from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except December 24 and 25.

 

The annual passes will also be available for $20 at the Gouldsboro Town Office, December 7 -  December 31. 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. The office is closed on weekends and on December 25, but it will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on December 24. Passes must be paid for by check or cash only, not by credit card. No phone orders will be taken.

 

The half price sale will also take place at two other town offices, Tremont and  Mt. Desert, December 7 through December 31. The Tremont office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. It will be closed on December 24 and 25. The Mt. Desert office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.  It will be closed on December 25.  Call ahead for hours for December 24. Payment must be by cash or check only, and no phone orders will be taken.

 

Acadia annual passes will also be sold for $20 at the annual Bar Harbor Midnight Madness Sale on December 4, 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 month of purchase. Eighty percent of each pass sale remains right 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.

 

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Did You Know?

The wide carriage road is lined by the spring foliage of birch trees.

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.