• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

    Precipice Cliff, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliff areas are closed to all public entry until further notice for peregrine falcon nesting season. More »

  • Cultural Connections programs rescheduled for 7/16/2014 due to weather

    Ash Log Pounding demo will take place today 11 am-3 pm at the Abbe Museum downtown (26 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor). The Burnurwurbskek Singers have been rescheduled to perform on Cadillac Summit next Wed, July 23 at 11 am.

  • 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.

Things To Do

Visitor biking on Otter Creek Causeway along Park Loop Road

Biker on Park Loop Road.

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Outdoor Activities
Hiking, biking, climbing, and other adventures!
 
Two young boys enjoy the surf at Sand Beach.

Two young boys enjoying the surf on Sand Beach.

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For Kids
Junior Ranger program and kids' activities.

 
An Island Explorer bus waits to pick up passengers along the shoreline.

Island Explorer bus tour.

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Guided Tours
By bus and carriage, or with a ranger.

 
A park ranger presents a program to a group of visitors on Sand Beach.

Park Ranger presents program on Sand Beach.

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Schedule of Events
Current and upcoming programs and events.

 
Owl stares out from evergreen tree

Owl stares out of an evergreen tree.

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Nearby Attractions
Federal parks, state parks, and wildlife refuges.

Did You Know?

Image of the Guide's Guide cover

The Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park, originally created to share important information about the park's facilities and natural and cultural resources with commercial guides, is available to the public on this website. The guide contains everything you would want to know about the park. More...