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Fees & Reservations


2014 Fee Free Days

To encourage Americans to explore America's natural beauty, rich history and culture, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that the National Park Service will waive entrances fees on 11 days in 2013.

January 20: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 15-17: Presidents Day weekend
April 19-20: opening weekend of National Park Week
August 25: National Park Service Birthday
September 27: National Public Lands Day
November 11: Veterans Day


Where to Purchase Entrance Passes

Acadia Detailed Map

Detailed Acadia National Park Map

Bar Harbor Village Green
Blackwoods Campground
Hull's Cove Visitor Center
Sand Beach Entrance Station
Seawall Campground
Thompson Island Information Center

Ann's Point Inn
Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce, Cottage Street
Bluenose Inn
Cadillac Mountain Gift Shop
Jordan Pond Gift Shop
Mt Desert Town Office
Southwest Harbor and Tremont Chamber of Commerce


Entrance Fees


All park visitors are required to pay an entrance fee upon entry May through October. Passes are non-transferable. Credit cards accept at all fee collection areas.


Private Vehicle: $20 valid for 7 days
Admits private, non-commercial vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less) and all occupants.


Motorcycle: $5 valid for 7 days
Admits one individual on a private, non-commercial motorcycle.


Per Person: $5 valid for 7 days
Admits one individual with no car (bicyclist, hiker, pedestrian). Youth 15 and under are admitted free of charge.


Non-Commercial Organized Group Fees


Organized groups such as Scouts, Rotary, Clubs, Youth Groups, Churches, Reunions, etc. that do not qualify for an Educational Fee Waiver are charged as follows.

$20 per vehicle: Non-commercial vehicles with 15 or less capacity.
$5 per person: Non-commercial vehicles with 16 or greater capacity. Youth 15 and under are admitted free of charge.


Commercial Tours

A commercial tour is defined as consisting of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced, or sold for leisure or recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provisions of the service.

For more information, download the Commercial Tours Information brochure.


Annual and Lifetime Passes

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Acadia Annual Pass: $40
Valid for 12 months from purchase date. This pass provides access to Acadia National Park only. This pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle.

The following passes provide access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee, and can be obtained at any park entrance station. A pass admits the holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder +3 adults at per person fee areas. To purchase a pass online, visit: http://store.usgs.gov/pass/index.html.
Annual 2014 Pass

Interagency Annual Pass: $80
Valid for 12 months from purchase date.

Military Pass 2014

Interagency Annual - Military Pass: $0
This is a free pass for active duty military personnel and their dependents, with valid documentation (CAC Card or DD Form 1173).

Volunteer Annual Pass

Interagency Annual Volunteer Pass: $0
This pass is for volunteers acquiring 250 service hours on a cumulative basis. Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities at Acadia.

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Access Pass: $0
Valid for life. This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.

America the Beautiful Senior Pass

Senior Pass: $10
This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over.

Did You Know?

A Passamaquoddy birchbark basket with the image of a moose on it

The Passamaquoddy Kit is an educational tool for teachers to help teach students about Passamaquoddy culture in Maine. The kit is a collaboration between the Abbe Museum and Acadia National Park staff.