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.
Looking for a guide to the park's plants and animals? Searching for that perfect book about the history of Acadia? Start your search at one of the bookstores in the park. Eastern National, the park's cooperating association, operates the bookstores at these park locations:
Want to buy a book before you get here? Check out Acadia National Park bookstore's publication catalog. You can print the four-page catalog and mail in your order and payment. You can also purchase a limited selection of items directly from the Eastern National website.
Did You Know?
Acadia National Park's carriage road system, built by John D. Rockefeller Jr., has been called “the finest example of broken stone roads designed for horse-drawn vehicles still extant in America.” Today, you can hike or bike 45 miles of these scenic carriage roads in the park.