• 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.

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?

Bronze statue of a Passamaquoddy man

Saint Croix Island International Historic Site is a National Park Service site located within three hours of Acadia. Saint Croix commemorates the first French attempt at a permanent settlement in N. America. Explore the mainland site with an interpretive trail featuring bronze statues and waysides. More...