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    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Carriage Roads Closed

    All park carriage roads are closed until further notice to prevent damage during the spring thaw. For more information: (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.

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April 15, 2014
Changes to Acadia's Fee Program
Beginning May 1, Acadia National Park will open the Sand Beach Entrance Station and other fee collection stations and begin charging for park entrance fee for the 2014 summer season. There will be two significant changes this year to the entrance fee program. The weekly park entrance fee for vehicles will now cost $20 year-round; eliminating the shoulder season rate of $10. The park will also begin requiring that entrance passes are displayed in vehicles at all times while in the park.

April 14, 2014
Park Loop Road and Cadillac Summit Road to Open
Park Loop Road and Cadillac Summit Road will open tomorrow, Tuesday, April 15. The road to Echo Lake Beach will remain closed until May 1.

April 08, 2014
Hulls Cove Visitor Center to Open
Hulls Cove Visitor Center and Park Loop Road are scheduled to open on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Cadillac Summit Road schedule to open Friday, April 18, 2014.

March 17, 2014
Peregrine falcons reclaim nesting territories at Acadia National Park
Peregrine falcons are once again defending nesting territories on the Precipice and Valley Cove Cliffs in Acadia National Park. Park staff have observed adults at both sites engaging in courtship and pre-nesting behavior. Therefore, Precipice and Valley Cove cliffs and associated trails are closed.

March 03, 2014
Acadia National Park Tourism Creates $200 Million in Local Economic Benefit
Part of $27 billion benefit to US economy that supports 243,000 jobs nationwide. The latest National Park Service (NPS) report shows that the 2.43 million visits to Acadia National Park in 2012 created over $200 million in economic benefit for communities surrounding the park. This spending supported 3,089 jobs in the local area.

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.