Tell Us What It's Like Out There in Acadia

October 30, 2018 Posted by: Park Rangers
Woman stands on rock on mountainside overlooking Atlantic coast
Photo courtesy of Britney Kelley (Used with permission)


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Among the most common questions park rangers hear each winter and spring are about current conditions, immediate hazards, and late-breaking special experiences that aren't to be missed. Help us keep track of what's happening out there by posting a comment below about your latest Acadia adventures and explorations.

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  1. Park Ranger
    October 30, 2018 at 08:45

    Hiking trails that are steep and challenging in summer tend to be ill-advised in fall and winter. Instead, consider exploring Ship Harbor, Ocean Path, and available Carriage Roads. Trails can become icy and snowpacked in winter. Ice grippers, cleats, and traction footware can have little effect on slick, underlying granite surfaces. Be prepared for unfavorable conditions and early darkness. More @

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