• 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.

Support Your Park

The park is able to accept direct donations. If you are interested in donating directly to the park, you may contact the superintendent by phone (207-288-8700) or e-mail. Donations (checks payable to the National Park Service) may be sent to:

Superintendent
PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

 
An artist-in-residence paints the Schoodic shore.

An artist-in-residence paints the Schoodic shore.

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Volunteer

The who, what, where, when, and how.

 
An intern leads children across a gravel bar during low tide.

An intern leads children across a gravel bar during low tide.

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Join Our Friends
Visit our supporting partners, SERC and Friends of Acadia.

 
The ocean meets granite cliffs topped by evergreens.

The ocean meets granite cliffs topped by evergreens.

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Leave No Trace
For this and all future generations.

 
Volunteers rake leaves along a carriage road during the 2011 Take Pride in Acadia Day, co-sponsored by Friends of Acadia.
Volunteers rake leaves along a carriage road during the 2011 Take Pride in Acadia Day, co-sponsored by Friends of Acadia.
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Did You Know?

A girl stands along the stone steps of the Kurt Diederich Path in this historic image taken around 1920.

Acadia National Park contains more than 120 miles of historic hiking trails. Many of these trails were established by local village improvement societies in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today many of the historic features, such as stonework, are still visible.