• Eagle Lake covered in snow nearing dusk


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  • Carriage Roads Closed

    All park carriage roads are closed until further notice to prevent damage during the spring thaw. For more information: (207) 288-3338

  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

    Precipice Cliff and Valley Cove areas are closed to all public entry until further notice for peregrine falcon nesting season. More »

  • Blackwoods Campground is open

    Blackwoods Campground is open and is sites are available by self-registration at the campground. More »

  • 2014 Season Openings

    Park Loop Rd, Cadillac Mountain Rd, & Hulls Cove Visitor Center is open. Call (207) 288-3338 or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AcadiaNPS) for more information More »

  • Jordan Pond boat ramp parking lot is closed for construction

    It's scheduled to reopen on June 28. There may be intermittent openings at the discretion of the contractor. The North Lot parking area will remain open for access to the Jordan Pond House Restaurant & hiking & biking trails.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Visitor Center

Visitor Centers

Three visitors explore the 3-D map of the island at the visitor center. Books are on display in the sales area.

Exploring 3D relief model of the island.


Hulls Cove Visitor Center
April 15 - October 31
May, June, September, and October: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
July & August: 8 am - 6 pm

Fall colors

Fall Colors in Acadia.


Park Headquarters
November - December: daily (except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas)
January - February: Monday-Friday
March 1 - April 14: daily
April 15 - October 31: Monday-Friday

Winter in Acadia

Winter in Acadia.


Thompson Island Information Center
mid-May through mid-October: hours vary

Light shines through a fern

Light shines through a fern.


Village Green Information Center
June 23 - Columbus Day: 8 am - 5 pm



Islesford Museum exhibit

Islesford exhibits.


Islesford Historical Museum
Open June 16 - September 30: hours vary
Call 207-288-3338 for more information.

Lily on pond

Lily on pond.


Sieur de Monts Nature Center

Open May 24 through early October
9 am - 5 pm



Wooded campsite includes tent, fire grate, and picnic table.

Blackwoods campsite.


Blackwoods Campground
Open year-round
December - March: primitive walk-in camping only (permit required)

Eagle Lake with mountains in background at sunrise

Eagle Lake at sunrise.


Seawall Campground
Open late May through September

Frog in pond.

Frog in pond.


Duck Harbor Campground (Isle au Haut)
Open May 15 - October 15 (permit required)

Seasonal Closures

Seasonal Closures


Park Loop Road
Closed December 1 - April 14, 2014. Two short sections remain open year-round.

Unpaved Roads
Closed November 15 - May 15, 2014. For current conditions visit Road Closures.
Visit Trail Closures for information on closures associated with protecting nesting birds.

Winter Restrooms
The following restrooms are open during winter operations:

  • Brown Mountain Parking Area
  • Eagle Lake Boat Ramp
  • Eagle Lake Carriage Road
  • Fabbri Picnic Area
  • Jordan Pond Boat Ramp
  • Parkman Mountain Parking Area
  • Sand Beach Parking Area
For a map of these restrooms, click here.

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.