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    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.

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?

Bronze statue of a Passamaquoddy man

Saint Croix Island International Historic Site is a National Park Service site located within three hours of Acadia. Saint Croix commemorates the first French attempt at a permanent settlement in N. America. Explore the mainland site with an interpretive trail featuring bronze statues and waysides. More...