April 22, 2013: The Precipice, Orange and Black, Valley Cove, and Jordan Cliffs Trails are closed until further notice because of nesting peregrine falcons. All other trails in the park are open, whether accessible from the park or from state roads.
June 14, 2013: The Western Mountain road loop is now open.
Getting Wed at Acadia
Congratulations on your upcoming wedding or commitment ceremony! Acadia National Park has inspiring vistas and natural settings ideally suited for small, informal ceremonies and permits events of this type that support the park's mission.
Permits are required for weddings and commitment ceremonies in the park, with the exception of simple ceremonies of up to 10 people that meet certain restrictions (see permits, below, for more information). The nonrefundable permit application fee is $50. The National Park Service maintains strict conditions for private events, so please read the regulations and conditions below and determine if they correspond with your event plans. Receptions are not permitted in the park, unless they are held at a park concession facility.
For more information about weddings at Acadia, click here.
To download the Wedding Permit Application, click here.
Did You Know?
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...