• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Temporary Road Closure

    A section of the Western Mtn Road in Southwest Harbor will be closed until 8/18 while park crews replace a culvert with a new fish-friendly open bottom culvert. For more information and a map visit our Getting Around Page. More »

  • 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?

CCC members take a break from their work to admire the view along the ocean.

The Civilian Conservation Corps performed important work in Acadia National Park, including clearing brush, setting stones, and constructing Seawall Campground. Today park headquarters is located in the former CCC camp.