• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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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.

Outdoor Activities

Bicycling
Routes, maps and regulations.

 

Birdwatching
Where to go and what to look for.

 

Boating
Regulations and docks.

 

Climbing
Hand-over-hand safety and regulations.

 

EarthCache Program
Exploring the park with GPS.

 

Fishing
Licenses, locations, and lines.

 

Hiking
Trails and maps.

 

Horseback Riding
Giddy-up on the horse-happy trails.

 

Leaf Peeping
Reds, golds, and oranges, oh my!

 

Picnicking
Locations: tables, and fireplaces.

 
Automobile

Scenic Drives
From Otter Cliffs to Cadillac Mountain, take in the views.

 

Swimming
Grab your floaty and dive in.

 

Tidepooling
When the sea is away, the creatures come out to play.

 

Wedding
We are gathered here today...

 

Winter Activities
Ski, snowmobile, skijor, and more!

Did You Know?

A park ranger points out features of a tree to visitors during a ranger program.

From late May to early October, park rangers at Acadia National Park offer a variety of programs to suit every interest and activity level. Programs include walks, talks, hikes, narrated boat cruises, bike rides, and more. Check out the Beaver Log for a schedule of programs. More...