Park Loop Road opening
May 17, 2013: The entire Park Loop Road and all other paved roads in the park open today. All dirt roads in the park, including the Seal Cove Road, will open on June 3.
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.
Hulls Cove Visitor Center
May 17, 2013: The visitor center will open on May 19 and will be open 9-5 every day. All park passes are available there. There is an accessible entrance at the back of the building for those who have trouble climbing stairs.
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?
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...