Closures for Winter
December 2, 2013- Acadia is now in winter mode. Most of Park Loop Road, including Cadillac Mountain Road, is closed. Still open is the Ocean Drive section, from Schooner Head overlook to Otter Cliff Road, and Jordan Pond area via Jordan Pond Road. More »
Ranger Minute - In-Depth
Videocast - Windows Media (8.07 MB)
Duration - 4 minutes
Join Ranger Matt on his journey from the shore to the mountainside as he explains the creation of Acadia's dynamic coast.
Signs of Wildlife
Park Ranger Marc reminds us to look not only for wildlife but also the signs they leave behind.
Acadia's Night Sky
Visiting Park Scientist Chad Moore stands atop Cadillac to survey the other half of the park—the night. Night sky images from Acadia and other parks can be found at the National Park Service Natural Lightscapes website.
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.