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.
Island Explorer June 23 through early October
Park Loop Road closed: December through May 16, 2013 Most of Park Loop Road, including the road to Cadillac Mountain, is closed. Two short sections of Park Loop Road remain open all year:
The brochure, Winter in Acadia, contains a map showing the open sections of the Park Loop Road.
Paved Roads closed: December through May 16, 2013
Beech Mountain Road Parking Area
Duck Brook Road from Duck Brook Bridge to West Street Extension
Great Meadow Drive
Kebo Street (park-owned section only)
Schooner Head Road (southern end)
Stanley Brook Road
West Street Extension (park-owned section only)
Unpaved Roads closed: November 15 through June 2, 2013
Long Pond Road
Lurvey Spring Road
Seal Cove Road
Western Mountain Road
Schoodic Head Road (Schoodic Peninsula)
Vehicle and Bus Rules and Restrictions
Did You Know?
The Civilian Conservation Corps performed important work in Acadia National Park, including clearing brush, setting stones, and constructing Seawall Campground. Today park headquarters is located in the former CCC camp.