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, open daily
April, 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
8 am to 4:30 pm
Park passes sold until 4 pm.

November - December: daily (closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas) Note: On Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve, and New Years Eve we will close at 2 pm.
January - February: Monday-Friday (closed on Martin Luther King Jr Day and President's Day)
March 1 - April 14: daily (closed on Memorial Day)
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
June 16 - August 31: daily, 11 am to 4 pm

September 1 - September 30: daily, 9 am to 3 pm except Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm
Call 207-288-3338 for more information.

Lily on pond

Lily on pond.


Sieur de Monts Nature Center

May: open on weekends
June-early October: open daily
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 annually December 1 - April 14. Road opening may be delayed on years of heavy snow and ice. Two short sections remain open year-round.

Unpaved Roads
Closed November 15 - May 15. 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.

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