Closures for Winter
December 2, 2013- Acadia is now in winter mode. Most of Park Loop Road, including Cadillac Mountain Road, is closed. Still open is the Ocean Drive section, from Schooner Head overlook to Otter Cliff Road, and Jordan Pond area via Jordan Pond Road. More »
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Park Headquarters serves as the park's winter visitor center. All other visitor centers and museums in the park are closed for the winter. For more information please visit our Operating Hours and Seasons page.
As snow accumulates and areas of the park are closed for vehicles, a winter wonderland awaits at Acadia. For information on cross-country skiing, hiking, and other things to do in winter, please visit our Winter Activities page.
Whether sunny, snowy, foggy, icy, or anything in between winter weather at Acadia can change quickly. Be prepared and check the weather before traveling. On Sunday, December 15, 2013 we received 8-10 inches (20-25 cm) of snow. Roads have been plowed, but icy sections remain. Use caution. For forecasts and advisories visit our Weather page or the National Weather Service.
For up-to-date information on what is happening in Acadia, visit our News Releases page.
Did You Know?
The Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park, originally created to share important information about the park's facilities and natural and cultural resources with commercial guides, is available to the public on this website. The guide contains everything you would want to know about the park. More...