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  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

    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.

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View from summit of Dorr Mountain.

Dorr Summit.

NPS/Ray Radigan

Dorr Summit (360°, 2.25 MB)
Photographer: Ray Radigan

Nestled between Cadillac Mountain and Frenchman Bay, Dorr Mountain is the third tallest mountain on Mount Desert Island.

 
Schoodic Coast

Schoodic Coast.

NPS/Todd M. Edgar

Schoodic Coast (360°, 2.16 MB)
Photographer: Todd M. Edgar

Pink granite and black diabase dikes form the rocky coastline of the Schoodic Peninsula.

 
Sunrise along Ocean Drive.

Sunrise on Ocean Drive.

NPS/David Restivo

Sunrise on Ocean Drive (360°, 1.8 MB)
Photographer: David Restivo

The sun rises along Ocean Drive with views of Gorham Mountain to the east and Otter Cliff to the west.

 
Dancehall Rocks on Baker Island.

Dancehall Rocks

NPS/David Restivo

Dancehall Rocks (360°, 1.8 MB)
Photographer: David Restivo

Waves break on an unusually flat slab of granite on the south side of Baker Island, about three miles off the coast of Mount Desert Island.

 

More Student Creations
Listen to recordings about Acadia and nature by students:

  • Acadia Song by junior rangers in Mrs. Sawyer's 2006-2007 second-grade class in Brewer, Maine.
  • "Nature Needs Kids" (© 2005 Jenny Morgan) by students at the Columbus (Ohio) School for Girls.

Did You Know?

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The Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park, originally created to share important information about the park's facilities and natural and cultural resources with commercial guides, is available to the public on this website. The guide contains everything you would want to know about the park. More...