• 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.

  • 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.

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.

NPS

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.

NPS

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.
NPS/D.R. Hunt

Did You Know?

A man boards the Island Explorer bus.

Since 1999, propane-powered Island Explorer buses have carried more than two million passengers in Acadia National Park, eliminating more than 685,000 automobile trips and preventing 6,444 tons of greenhouse gases. The fare-free buses are supported by your entrance fees. More...