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    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.

West Side Acadia Road Closures

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Date: September 15, 2009
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.

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Did You Know?

A Passamaquoddy birchbark basket with the image of a moose on it

The Passamaquoddy Kit is an educational tool for teachers to help teach students about Passamaquoddy culture in Maine. The kit is a collaboration between the Abbe Museum and Acadia National Park staff.