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.
Dorr Summit (360°, 2.25 MB)
Nestled between Cadillac Mountain and Frenchman Bay, Dorr Mountain is the third tallest mountain on Mount Desert Island.
NPS/Todd M. Edgar
Schoodic Coast (360°, 2.16 MB)
Pink granite and black diabase dikes form the rocky coastline of the Schoodic Peninsula.
Sunrise on Ocean Drive (360°, 1.8 MB)
The sun rises along Ocean Drive with views of Gorham Mountain to the east and Otter Cliff to the west.
Dancehall Rocks (360°, 1.8 MB)
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.
Did You Know?
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...