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.
Artists Share Their Work at Schoodic
Contact: Kate Petrie, 207-288-1312
On Saturday, September 23, Acadia National Park Artists-in-Residence on the Schoodic Education and Research Center campus will present demonstrations of their work. Reservations are required for both programs and the cost is $8 for the day. Call Michelle Bierman at 207-288-1326 to make reservations.
From 9:30 a.m. to noon, textile artist Sarah Haskell will share her work including her community art piece, The Button Project, a 9/11 memorial, and lead a workshop in weaving with common materials. Sarah received a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1976 and has completed several courses at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine. Sarah has many years experience as an instructor and has had numerous art exhibits.
Between 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., print maker David Sokol and his wife Janet Ballantyne, who specializes in book binding and making paper, will demonstrate their craft and share some of their recent works. David will highlight the print making process from drawing to plate to print. Participants will then have the opportunity to explore their own print making talents as well as making paper. David is active in community arts through the Burlington City Arts in Vermont, where he leads an Art Festival for Children’s print making. He is the co-director of the Vermont Hawaii Artist Exchange.
For more details, contact Kate Petrie.
Did You Know?
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.