Park Loop Road opening
May 17, 2013: The entire Park Loop Road and all other paved roads in the park open today. All dirt roads in the park, including the Seal Cove Road, will open on June 3.
April 22, 2013: The Precipice, Orange and Black, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliffs Trails are closed until further notice because of nesting peregrine falcons. All other trails in the park are open, whether accessible from the park or from state roads.
Hulls Cove Visitor Center
May 17, 2013: The visitor center will open on May 19 and will be open 9-5 every day. All park passes are available there. There is an accessible entrance at the back of the building for those who have trouble climbing stairs.
Acadia Annual Passes on Sale for the Holidays - 2008
Contact: Wanda Moran, 207-288-8804
The Acadia National Park annual pass sale will be held December 8 - December 31, 2008, at the winter visitor center at park headquarters on the Eagle Lake Road, Route 233. Passes will be sold at half price, or $20, and must be obtained in person with cash, check, Visa or MasterCard. No phone orders will be taken. The winter visitor center is open every day from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except December 24 and 25.
The annual passes will also be available for $20 at the Gouldsboro Town Office, December 8 - December 31. The office is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The office is closed on weekends and on December 25, but it will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on December 24. Please call ahead for the hours for December 26. Passes must be paid for by check or cash only, not by credit card. No phone orders will be taken.
The half-price sale will also take place at two other town offices, Tremont and Mt. Desert, December 8 through December 31. The Tremont office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. It will be closed on December 25 and 26, and open 9 a.m to 11 a.m. on December 24. The Mt. Desert office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. It will be closed on December 25 and 26. Call ahead for hours for December 24. Payment must be by cash or check only, and no phone orders will be taken.
Acadia annual passes will also be sold for $20 at the annual Bar Harbor Midnight Madness Sale on December 5, from 8 p.m. to midnight, at the Acadia information site located on the Village Green.
Acadia National Park annual passes are valid for one year from month of purchase. Eighty percent of each pass sale remains right here in Acadia National Park, to be used for projects that directly benefit park visitors and resources, such as the accessible trail on top of Cadillac Mountain. The remaining 20% benefits other National Park Service sites.
For more information about the annual pass sale, call 207-288-3338, extension 0.
Did You Know?
The historic carriage road system at Acadia National Park features 17 stone-faced bridges spanning streams, waterfalls, cliffs, and roads. The design of each bridge, such as Cobblestone Bridge, is unique.