Potential Major Winter Storm
Thursday, December 19, 2013: We are expecting a winter storm Friday through the weekend (December 20-22, 2013) which may result in freezing rain and sleet, as well as significant ice and snow accumulations. Be advised. More »
Closures for Winter
December 2, 2013- Acadia is now in winter mode. Most of Park Loop Road, including Cadillac Mountain Road, is closed. Still open is the Ocean Drive section, from Schooner Head overlook to Otter Cliff Road, and Jordan Pond area via Jordan Pond Road. More »
Area Lake and Pond Conditions
As of Monday, December 16, 2013 snow and ice have accumulated on area lakes and ponds, but there is not yet enough ice to safely walk, snowmobile, or ski across. More »
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
Unpaved Roads closed: November 15 through June 2, 2013
Vehicle and Bus Rules and Restrictions
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.