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.

Brilliant sunset on a very cloudy night as seen from the summit of Cadillac Mountain.

Current Conditions

In response to coronavirus, all park roads, facilities, restrooms, carriage roads, campgrounds, visitor centers and services are closed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

No Camping

Campgrounds will open no sooner than June 15. No backcountry, "out-of-bounds" camping, or overnight parking is allowed.

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Review a list of Current Volunteer Opportunities to find the right Acadia experience for you

Screen capture of webcam view of North Atlantic Coastline

Webcam: North Atlantic Coastline

Catch glimpses of sunrise, storms, sailboats, and the occasional seagull.

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Artist-in-Residence Program

The Artist-in-Residence program is dedicated to creating new ways for visitors to experience Acadia through the arts.

Last updated: April 20, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Phone:

(207) 288-3338

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