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.
Signs of Wildlife
Park Ranger Marc reminds us to look not only for wildlife but also the signs they leave behind.
The sounds of spring peepers near Jordan Pond usher in spring at Acadia National Park. Audio recorded by NPS/Todd M. Edgar.
Winter Wren Song
Recorded at the Schoodic Peninsula in July, the winter wren projects its unique song. Audio by NPS/Karen Lanier.
The distinctive sound of the surf churning through the cobbles of Cobblestone Beach. Audio recorded by NPS/Todd M. Edgar.
Creating Acadia's Coastline
Join Ranger Matt on his journey from the shore to the mountainside as he explains the creation of Acadia's dynamic coast.
Seasonal Ranger Karen Lanier filmed and created this video highlighting the people of the 2008 Hemiptera Blitz.
Student Education Adventure
Discover what it's like at SEA - the Schoodic Education Adventure! Join teachers and students during their visit to the park's residential education program.
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.