• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.


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  • Carriage Roads to reopen

    All park carriage roads will reopen to foot traffic only on Friday, 4/25. Bikes & horses are not permitted at this time to prevent damage during the spring thaw. Use caution as seasonal repairs are not completed. For more info: 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.

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.

Wooded campsite includes 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 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.