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.
Blackwoods Campground is located on Route 3, five miles south of Bar Harbor. It is open all year, with the following restrictions:
Facilities and Services (varies in off season)
Campsites are limited to two tents and one vehicle at each site. Tents must fit within the site pads provided. Party size is limited to six persons per site. The party size limit may be exceeded to include one immediate family (parents and children). Recreational vehicles may not exceed 35' (10.7 m) in length and 11’ 8” (3.5 m) in height. Extension pull-outs must fit within the site pads provided.
Reservations for individual sites are handled by the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS), not the park. (Please note: Procedures for group camping reservations differ.) Reservations can be made up to six months in advance. For example, for a reservation for July 4, you can make reservations starting January 4.
The hours call center hours are from 10 a.m. to midnight ET from March 1 to October 31, and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET November 1 to February 28.
Types of payment
Did You Know?
Acadia National Park's carriage road system, built by John D. Rockefeller Jr., has been called “the finest example of broken stone roads designed for horse-drawn vehicles still extant in America.” Today, you can hike or bike 45 miles of these scenic carriage roads in the park.