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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The Acadia National Park community wishes you and yours a safe and joyous holiday season. (Music courtesy Rachel Panitch, Composer-in-Residence, 2018)

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Winter Wonderland

There's lots to do and discover in Acadia during winter.

Dog on leash on carriage roads.

Visiting with Your Dog

Do you love to travel with your furry, four-legged, family member? This information is for you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

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Avoiding Crowds at Peak Season

Peak season traffic can make it difficult to drive and park in Acadia. It also can trigger serious public safety hazards.

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Looking For A Parking Spot?

Want to know where and when you stand a better chance of finding an available parking space in Acadia?

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

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

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Webcam: North Atlantic Coastline

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

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Artist-in-Residence Program

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

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Phone:

(207) 288-3338

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