Crown Jewel of the North Atlantic Coast

Acadia National Park protects the natural beauty of the highest rocky headlands along the Atlantic coastline of the United States, an abundance of habitats, and a rich cultural heritage. At 3.5 million visits a year, it's one of the top 10 most-visited national parks in the United States. Visitors enjoy 27 miles of historic motor roads, 158 miles of hiking trails, and 45 miles of carriage roads.

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Get the Most Out of Your Winter Visit

There's actually a lot to do and enjoy during winter in Acadia.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A good place to start for common, and uncommon, visitor questions.

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Entrance Pass Required

Learn about park entry fees and annual passes including how to buy, print, and display your pass on your dashboard before you get here.

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Vehicle Reservations

Vehicle reservations currently are not required to drive the Cadillac Summit Road. Dates for 2022 will be published soon.

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Science & Research

Learn more about the science and research behind protecting the creatures that call Acadia home.

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Acadia strives to improve accessibility for all visitors.

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Protect Your Pet Privileges

All pets must be on a leash. Owners must collect and dispose properly of animal waste.

Last updated: November 30, 2021

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor , ME 04609


207 288-3338

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