• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.


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  • Temporary Road Closure

    A section of the Western Mtn Road in Southwest Harbor will be closed until 8/18 while park crews replace a culvert with a new fish-friendly open bottom culvert. For more information and a map visit our Getting Around Page. More »

  • 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.

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?

Bronze statue of a Passamaquoddy man

Saint Croix Island International Historic Site is a National Park Service site located within three hours of Acadia. Saint Croix commemorates the first French attempt at a permanent settlement in N. America. Explore the mainland site with an interpretive trail featuring bronze statues and waysides. More...