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    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Temporary Road Closure

    A section of the Western Mtn Road in Southwest Harbor will be closed until 8/18 while park crews replace a culvert with a new fish-friendly open bottom culvert. For more information and a map visit our Getting Around Page. More »

  • Trail Closure: Gorge Path weekdays, 7 am - 4 pm

    The section of the Gorge Path between the Hemlock Path intersection and the A. Murray Young Trail intersection is closed until rehabilitation work is completed. The closure will be in effect Mondays through Fridays only, from 7 am to 4 pm.

Clearing of roads in Acadia National Park

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Date: March 17, 2011

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?

CCC members take a break from their work to admire the view along the ocean.

The Civilian Conservation Corps performed important work in Acadia National Park, including clearing brush, setting stones, and constructing Seawall Campground. Today park headquarters is located in the former CCC camp.