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.
June 14, 2013: The Western Mountain road loop is now open.
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 historic carriage road system at Acadia National Park features 17 stone-faced bridges spanning streams, waterfalls, cliffs, and roads. The design of each bridge, such as Cobblestone Bridge, is unique.