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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.

Temporary Closures


Current Closures


Bridge Repairs at Acadia National Park Starting September 2014

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Duck Brook Road, from the bridge to the West Street Extension, will be closed to vehicles until further notice because of the retaining wall failure. Bikes and pedestrian traffic are permitted.

Paradise Hill Bridge
Starting Monday, August 25th
Work will begin on Paradise Hill Bridge on Park Loop Road. The contractor intends to initially reduce traffic to one lane alternating on Paradise Hill Road and to open both lanes during non-work hours. There may be circumstances where a lane might be closed overnight and in that case traffic lights will control traffic. There will be construction vehicles on the short section of Duck Brook Road between West Street extension and the bridge. Controls will be in place to allow bicycles and pedestrians to pass safely under the bridge.

Route 233 Bridge
Starting September 5
Lane restrictions on Paradise Hill Road over the Route 233 bridge will begin as early as September 5, 2014 and lane restrictions under the bridge on Route 233 will begin as early as September 10, 2014.

Construction Schedule
Stanley Brook Road
September 2–30, 2014
Brief delays due to crack sealing on Stanley Brook Road for two to three days. Closure for painting one night (9 pm–midnight). Alternating traffic with flaggers during construction.

Hulls Cove Visitor Center parking lot
September 2–30, 2014
Half of the lot will be closed at a time during paving and striping. Limited turning radius will prevent bus usage part of the time. Use bus parking behind the building.

Fish House Road bridge
For approximately 30 days, sometime after August 4, 2014
Fish House Road closed, one lane closure on Park Loop Road. Width restriction of 11 feet (3.35 m) on Park Loop Road.

Paradise Hill Road bridge (over Duck Brook Road)
For approximately 30-90 days, sometime after August 4, 2014
Alternating lane closure with traffic light and 11-foot (3.35 m) lane width restriction on Paradise Hill Road. Pedestrians and bicycles only under the bridge.

Kebo Brook by Gorge Trailhead bridge on Park Loop Road
For approximately 60 days, sometime after July 15, 2015
One lane traffic on Park Loop Road. Hiking trail beneath will be closed to passage. Trail work and construction will cause parking for the public to be closed.

ME 233, Paradise Hill Road Bridge
Lane closures in effect for approximately 30 days, after September 4, 2014
Alternating lane closure with traffic light on ME 233 and Park Loop Road. Height limits on ME 233: 13 feet 6 inches (4.11 m). Width limits over and under the bridge: 11 feet (3.35 m).

ME 3, Park Loop Road bridge near Blackwoods Campground (Day Mountain bridge)
Lane closures in effect for approximately 30 days above the bridge and 60 days below, sometime after September 4, 2014 (No winter work on ME 3)
Alternating lane closure with traffic light and width restrictions on ME 3. One lane closure on Park Loop Road. Bus height limit under the bridge is 11 feet 7 inches (3.53 m). Lane closures over and under the bridge will limit widths to 11 feet (3.35 m).

ME 3, Park Loop Road bridge at Sieur de Monts
April 20, 2015–June 29, 2015
One lane closure on both ME 3 and Park Loop Road. Alternating lane closures with traffic light on ME 3. All buses will be directed to use Schooner Head Road instead of Park Loop Road. Buses traveling from Cadillac Mountain to Sand Beach will travel through Bar Harbor. Buses that travel to Sieur de Monts via Park Loop Road will be directed onto ME 3, where they may head north and take the hairpin turn onto Schooner Head Road. This closure will not impact Island Explorer bus routes in late June 2015.

Frazer Creek Bridge on Schoodic Loop Road
Lane closures in effect for approximate 120 days, sometime after February 4, 2015
Alternating lane closure with traffic light and 11-foot (3.35 m) lane width restriction on Schoodic Loop Road. Frazer Point Picnic area closed October 2014–May 2015.

Seasonal Closures

Seasonal Closures


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.