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    Acadia

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  • 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.

  • Bubble Pond Carriage Road closure

    Bubble Pond Carriage Road will be closed to all traffic Monday 9/15- Wednesday 9/17 from the parking lot to Triad-Day Mountain Bridge. More »

Temporary Closures

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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 25
Work will begin on Paradise Hill Bridge on Park Loop Road. 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. Starting September 22, there will be daily single lane closures of Paradise Hill Road over Duck Brook Road using flaggers for the purpose of installing waterproofing and drainage systems. This will continue into October.

ME 233 Bridge
Starting September 5
One-way alternating traffic will be controlled by lights closely placed to the site with a 4-minute cycle to minimize wait times. Heights will be restricted to 12 feet (3.6 m) and width to 11 feet (3.3 m). Over-sized vehicles will need to use ME 3. As early as September 29 there will be daily single lane closures of Paradise Hill Road over ME 233 using flaggers for the purpose of installing waterproofing and drainage systems. This will continue into October. The one lane closure on ME 233 using traffic lights will continue into October for the purpose of masonry pointing and cleaning.

ME 3 Bridge near Otter Creek
Starting September 22
There will be a one-lane closure using traffic lights on ME 3 over Park Loop Road south of Otter Creek. This will continue into October for the purpose of installing waterproofing and drainage systems. Closure of one lane on Park Loop Road will continue into October for the purpose of masonry pointing and cleaning. Widths on the bridge will be limited to 11 feet (3.3 m). Maximum vehicle height of 11 feet 8 inches under the bridge will be strictly enforced. Oversized vehicles will need to exit Park Loop Road at Otter Cliffs Road and use ME 3. Work on this bridge is expected to last several weeks.

Bubble Pond Carriage Road
Monday, September 15-Wednesday, September 17
The carriage road between Bubble Pond parking lot and Triad-Day Mountain Bridge will be closed Monday, September 15-Wednesday, September 17 to all traffic. Park crews will be installing new subsurface drainage features that will reduce runoff and carriage road deterioration during storms. Bicyclists should seek alternate routes when attempting bike between Jordan Pond and Eagle Lake. Click here for a map of the closed area.

 
Construction Schedule
 
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 will begin on September 15, 2014. 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 girl stands along the stone steps of the Kurt Diederich Path in this historic image taken around 1920.

Acadia National Park contains more than 120 miles of historic hiking trails. Many of these trails were established by local village improvement societies in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today many of the historic features, such as stonework, are still visible.