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    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.

  • 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.

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Visitor Center

General Visiting Information

 

Accessibility Guide
Click here for more information about accessibility in the park..

Guide's Guide
Click here for information on Guiding in Acadia.

Welcome to Acadia National Park
Click here for general information on Acadia.

Foreign Language Guides
French
German

 
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Activities

 

Carriage Road User's Map
Click here for a copy of the Carriage Road User's Map.

Duck Harbor Campground (Isle au Haut)
Click here for information on Duck Harbor Campground.

Fishing
Click here for information on Fishing.

Firewood
Click here for information on Firewood.

Go-Green!
Click here for information on Island Explorer bus program.

Hiking
Click here for information about Historic Hiking Trails.

Wedding
Click here for information on Weddings in Acadia.

Winter Camping
Click here for information on Winter Camping.

Winter Hiking
Click here for information on Winter Hiking.

 
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Nature and Science

 

Amphibians, Reptiles, Mammals
Click here to download information on local wildlife.

Bird List
Click here for a checklist of birds.

Geology
Click here for information on geology.

Invasive Species
Click here for information on unwelcome guests.

Native Plants
Click here for a checklist of native plants.

Peregrine Falcons
Click here for information on Peregrine Falcons.

 
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History

 

Acadia
Click here for information on Acadia's past.

History of Acadia
Click here for information on the History of Acadia.

Isle au Haut
Click here for information on Isle au Haut.

Maine 1947
Click here for information on the fire of 1947.

 
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Area and Other Information

 

Schoodic Peninsula
Click here for information on Schoodic Peninsula.

Sieur de Monts
Click here for information on the signficance of Sieur de Monts.

Winter in Acadia
Click here for information on Winter in Acadia.

 
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Rules and Regulations

 

Motor Coach and Tour Bus Operating Rules
For information on regulations regarding buses, click here.

Vehicle Restrictions
For information on park vehicle restrictions, click here.

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.