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  • Carriage Roads to reopen

    All park carriage roads will reopen to foot traffic only on Friday, 4/25. Bikes & horses are not permitted at this time to prevent damage during the spring thaw. Use caution as seasonal repairs are not completed. For more info: 207-288-3338.

  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

    Precipice Cliff and Valley Cove areas are closed to all public entry until further notice for peregrine falcon nesting season. More »

  • Blackwoods Campground is open

    Blackwoods Campground is open and is sites are available by self-registration at the campground. More »

  • 2014 Season Openings

    Park Loop Rd, Cadillac Mountain Rd, & Hulls Cove Visitor Center is open. Call (207) 288-3338 or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AcadiaNPS) for more information More »

  • Jordan Pond boat ramp parking lot is closed for construction

    It's scheduled to reopen on June 28. There may be intermittent openings at the discretion of the contractor. The North Lot parking area will remain open for access to the Jordan Pond House Restaurant & hiking & biking trails.

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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?

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.