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.
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
Where to Purchase Entrance Passes
Hull's Cove Visitor Center
Sand Beach Entrance Station
Thompson Island Information Center
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
Motorcycle: $5 valid for 7 days
Per Person: $5 valid for 7 days
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.
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
Acadia Annual Pass: $40
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.
Interagency Annual Pass: $80
Interagency Annual - Military Pass: $0
Interagency Annual Volunteer Pass: $0
Access Pass: $0
Senior Pass: $10
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...