Park Loop Road opening
May 17, 2013: The entire Park Loop Road and all other paved roads in the park open today. All dirt roads in the park, including the Seal Cove Road, will open on June 3.
April 22, 2013: The Precipice, Orange and Black, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliffs Trails are closed until further notice because of nesting peregrine falcons. All other trails in the park are open, whether accessible from the park or from state roads.
Hulls Cove Visitor Center
May 17, 2013: The visitor center will open on May 19 and will be open 9-5 every day. All park passes are available there. There is an accessible entrance at the back of the building for those who have trouble climbing stairs.
Fees & Reservations
2013 Fee Free Days
To encourage Americans to explore America's natural beauty, rich history and culture, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that the National Park Service will waive entrances fees on 11 days in 2013.
January 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend
Where to Purchase Entrance Passes
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?
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.