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.
Federal Parks and Wildlife Refuges
Saint Croix Island International Historic Site 125 miles (201 km)
Located 8 miles (13 km) south of Calais, Maine, on U.S. Route 1, Saint Croix Island IHS commemorates one of the earliest European settlements in NOrth America and the first attempt at permanent French colonization in the territory they called l'Acadie (Acadia). Click here for more information.
Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge 150 miles (241 km)
Lamoine State Park 21 miles (34 km)
Baxter State Park 120 miles (193 km)
Maine contains more than 30 state parks; more information about the Maine state park system is available here.
Chambers of Commerce
Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Bar Harbor Merchants Association
Mount Desert Chamber of Commerce
Southwest Harbor/Tremont Chamber of Commerce
Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce
Schoodic Area Chamber of Commerce
Deer Isle-Stonington Chamber of Commerce
Trenton Chamber of Commerce
Maine Office of Tourism
Did You Know?
Acadia National Park's carriage road system, built by John D. Rockefeller Jr., has been called “the finest example of broken stone roads designed for horse-drawn vehicles still extant in America.” Today, you can hike or bike 45 miles of these scenic carriage roads in the park.