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.
June 14, 2013: The Western Mountain road loop is now open.
West Side Acadia Road Closures
Contact: Jim Vekasi, 207-288-8750
Bar Harbor, Maine - Acadia National Park will be repaving park roads and parking lots on the west side of Mt. Desert Island this fall. Work will require temporary closures during the day at Beech Hill Road (Acadia portion only), Seawall picnic area, Pretty Marsh picnic area, Ike’s Point beach, Acadia Mountain parking area, Wonderland parking area, Ship Harbor parking area, and St. Sauveur parking area.
Lane Construction will begin work on the park section of Beech Hill Road on Monday, September 21. The work is expected to last for several days. The road will be closed during the workday and re-opened at night. For more information, contact Chief of Maintenance Jim Vekasi at 207-288-8750 or by e-mail.
Did You Know?
Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park is the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States. During certain times of the year, it is the first place in the U.S. to see sunrise.