• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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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.

Virtual Tours

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Acadia eCruise

 
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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?

A girl stands along the stone steps of the Kurt Diederich Path in this historic image taken around 1920.

Acadia National Park contains more than 120 miles of historic hiking trails. Many of these trails were established by local village improvement societies in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today many of the historic features, such as stonework, are still visible.