Acadia National Park protects the natural beauty of the highest rocky headlands along the Atlantic coastline of the United States, an abundance of habitats with high biodiversity, clean air and water, and a rich cultural heritage. Each year, more than 3.3 million people explore seven peaks above 1,000 feet, 158 miles of hiking trails, and 45 miles of carriage roads with 16 stone bridges.
Crown Jewel of the North Atlantic Coast
Don't Let Crowds Crush Your Acadia Visit
Peak season traffic can make it difficult to drive and park in Acadia. It also can trigger serious public safety hazards.
Things To Do
Find out about ranger-guided tours and boat cruises, hikes, evening programs, and outdoor activities you can do on your own.
Looking For A Parking Spot?
Want to know where and when you stand a better chance of finding an available parking space in Acadia?
Frequently Asked Questions
A good place to start for common, and uncommon, visitor questions.
Hiking in Acadia
You've got lots of choices and challenges awaiting you on hiking trails across Acadia
Visiting with Your Dog
Do you love to travel with your furry, four-legged, family member? This information is for you.
Want to feel as if you have the park all to yourself? There's lots to do and discover in Acadia during winter.
Program offerings and suggestions for young people, and their families
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Review a list of Current Volunteer Opportunities to find the right Acadia experience for you
For 25 years, Acadia has hosted programs dedicated to creating new ways for visitors to experience the park through the arts.
Last updated: August 31, 2018