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  • Cultural Connections programs rescheduled for 7/16/2014 due to weather

    Ash Log Pounding demo will take place today 11 am-3 pm at the Abbe Museum downtown (26 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor). The Burnurwurbskek Singers have been rescheduled to perform on Cadillac Summit next Wed, July 23 at 11 am.

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?

A man boards the Island Explorer bus.

Since 1999, propane-powered Island Explorer buses have carried more than two million passengers in Acadia National Park, eliminating more than 685,000 automobile trips and preventing 6,444 tons of greenhouse gases. The fare-free buses are supported by your entrance fees. More...