Closures for Winter
December 2, 2013: Acadia is now in winter mode, which means that most of Park Loop Road, including Cadillac Mt. road, is closed. Still open is the Ocean Drive section,from Schooner Head overlook to Otter Cliff Rd., and Jordan Pond area via Jordan Pond Rd. More »
Park Loop Road
The scenic 27-mile (43 km) scenic loop begins at Hulls Cove Visitor Center and offers access to Sand Beach, Thunder Hole, Otter Cliffs, Jordan Pond, and Cadillac Mountain. Most of Park Loop Road closes for the winter (December - April 15). For more information, visit Road Closures.
To download a map, click here.
Park entrance fees are collected at the entrance station one mile (1.6 km) north of Sand Beach on Park Loop Road. Entrance fees are require to enter any portion of the park.
Federal law requires you to wear seat belts while driving in a national park.
Please obey all speed limits. Unless otherwise indicated, the maximum speed limit in the park is 35 mph (56 km/h).
State and country roads may offer scenic views. The loop road located on the Schoodic Peninsula offers views of the rugged coast.
Did You Know?
Since 1999, propane-powered Island Explorer buses have carried more than two million passengers in Acadia National Park, eliminating more than 685,000 automobile trips and preventing 6,444 tons of greenhouse gases. The fare-free buses are supported by your entrance fees. More...