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    Acadia

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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.

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?

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...