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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.

Virtual Tours

Tour Boat

Acadia eCruise

 
eCruise Screen Shot
Set sail on an eCruise along the rock shores of Mount Desert Island. You'll visit offshore islands, explore a museum and a cemetery, hear the sounds of the sea and wildlife, and see spectacular scenery.


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eCruise Credits: The sounds in scenes 11 and 12 were provided by The Macauley Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. Recordist's names are as follows:

  • Scene 11: harbor seal - Thomas C. Poulter; gray seal - Guy Oliver
  • Scene 12: common eider - Sture Palmer; common loon - Peter P Kellogg; double-crested cormorant- Geoffrey A. Keller; black guillemot - Arthur A. Allen; great black-backed gull- Oliver H. Hewitt; herring gull - Robert C. Stein

Did You Know?

From atop Cadillac Mountain, the sun is just starting to rise over the Porcupine Islands.

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.