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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.

Halloween fun for kids at Schoodic

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Date: October 22, 2013
Contact: Kate Petrie, 207-288-1312

Winter Harbor, Maine - On Saturday, October 26, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., children ages 12 and under are invited to join Acadia National Park rangers on the SERC campus at Schoodic Point to explore the “eeek” in ecology. Meet at Moore Auditorium.

Activities will include games and art, a scavenger hunt, and a tour of the “Deep Boo Sea.” Learn about the creepy crawlies, bats, and spiders we have all around us. Kids are encouraged to wear their favorite Halloween costumes for the contest at 4 p.m.

This program is free of charge. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 207-288-1310. 

Did You Know?

A girl stands along the stone steps of the Kurt Diederich Path in this historic image taken around 1920.

Acadia National Park contains more than 120 miles of historic hiking trails. Many of these trails were established by local village improvement societies in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today many of the historic features, such as stonework, are still visible.