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  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

    Precipice Cliff, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliff areas are closed to all public entry until further notice for peregrine falcon nesting season. More »

  • 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.

  • 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.

Education Intern Blog

The Education Program at Acadia National Park hires one or two Education Interns each spring and each fall to lead educational programs for elementary students in their classrooms and on class field trips to the park. Click below to read about the experiences of the Education Interns.

 
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Spring 2012 Education Interns Josh Hirsch and Matt Kessler

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Blog of Spring 2012 Education Interns Josh Hirsch and Matt Kessler

 
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Spring 2011 Education Intern Joanne Kellner

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Blog of Spring 2011 Education Intern Joanne Kellner

 
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Fall 2010 Education Interns Lisa and Sharon

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Blog of Fall 2010 Education Interns Lisa Frank and Sharon Flesch

 
Education Intern Kalie Gerenser

Spring 2010 Education Intern Kalie Gerenser

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Blog of Spring 2010 Education Intern Kalie Gerenser

 
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Spring 2009 Education Interns Cindy Hannon and Tori Marshall

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Blog of Spring 2009 Education Interns Tori Marshall and Cindy Hannon

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.