Closures for Winter
December 2, 2013- Acadia is now in winter mode. Most of Park Loop Road, including Cadillac Mountain Road, is closed. Still open is the Ocean Drive section, from Schooner Head overlook to Otter Cliff Road, and Jordan Pond area via Jordan Pond Road. More »
Principle 6: Respect Wildlife
Do Not Feed Wildlife.
Gulls, squirrels, chipmunks, and raccoons are wildlife too.
People feeding wildlife may be injured or contract rabies.
Observe Wildlife from a Distance
Do Not Enter Wildlife Closure Areas
Leash Your Dog
Although dogs are permitted in most areas of the park, there are some exceptions, including swimming beaches during certain times of the year, public buildings, ladder trails, and other locations. (Service animals may accompany their owners throughout the park.) Detailed pet information is available.
Did You Know?
The Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park, originally created to share important information about the park's facilities and natural and cultural resources with commercial guides, is available to the public on this website. The guide contains everything you would want to know about the park. More...