• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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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.

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?

From atop Cadillac Mountain, the sun is just starting to rise over the Porcupine Islands.

Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park is the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States. During certain times of the year, it is the first place in the U.S. to see sunrise.