• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.


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  • Trail Closure: Gorge Path weekdays, 7 am - 4 pm

    The section of the Gorge Path between the Hemlock Path intersection and the A. Murray Young Trail intersection is closed until rehabilitation work is completed. The closure will be in effect Mondays through Fridays only, from 7 am to 4 pm.

  • Bubble Pond Carriage Road closure

    Bubble Pond Carriage Road will be closed to all traffic Monday 9/15- Wednesday 9/17 from the parking lot to Triad-Day Mountain Bridge. More »

Plan Your Visit

Sunrise on Cadillac Mountain

Sunrise on Cadillac Mountain.


By air, land, or water travel to the park.

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

Exploring a 3D display of the the island.


Operating Hours & Seasons
Explore visitor centers and museums.

Snowy evergreens against a blue sky.

Snowy evergreens against a blue sky.


Current Conditions
Openings, closures, weather, and seasonal activities.

Fall colors on a mountain

Fall colors in the park.


Fees & Reservations
Entrance fees, passes, and permits.

Small welk shell on the beach.

Small welk shell on the beach.


Where to go, things to do, and best activities when accessibility is on your mind.

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

A wooded campsite showing a tent, fire grate, and picnic table.


Eating & Sleeping
Where to eat, camp, and lodge.

Climbers at base of Otter Cliff.

Climbers at the base of Otter Cliff.


Things to Do
Explore indoors and out!

Man taking photos along the rocky shore.

Photographing the sights.


Things to Know Before You Come
Pets, getting around, and weather.

Light shines through a fern

Light through a fern.


Maps, newspapers, and bulletins.

Did You Know?

A girl stands along the stone steps of the Kurt Diederich Path in this historic image taken around 1920.

Acadia National Park contains more than 120 miles of historic hiking trails. Many of these trails were established by local village improvement societies in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today many of the historic features, such as stonework, are still visible.