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    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Carriage Roads to reopen

    All park carriage roads will reopen to foot traffic only on Friday, 4/25. Bikes & horses are not permitted at this time to prevent damage during the spring thaw. Use caution as seasonal repairs are not completed. For more info: 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.

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.