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.
Clearing of roads in Acadia National Park
Clearing of roads in Acadia National Park - April 15, 2011
Bar Harbor, ME - In preparing for the Park Loop Road to open on April 15, there will be heavy equipment on the roads on weekdays, clearing snow, ice, and any rocks or trees that have fallen onto the road over the winter. Please use extreme caution when walking or biking on the closed portions of the loop road, in anticipation of encountering large vehicles going either way. Bikers, please use extra caution when approaching closed park gates.
The Park Loop Road will open entirely on April 15, weather permitting. The Hulls Cove Visitor Center will also open on that day. For more information on specific road openings and closings, and conditions of trails and carriage roads, call 288-3338 and press "0", Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Did You Know?
Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park is the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States. During certain times of the year, it is the first place in the U.S. to see sunrise.