Park Statistics

How big?

 

Acadia National Park protects more than 47,000 acres (19020 hectares):

  • 35,332 acres (14298 hectares) owned by the National Park Service
  • 12,416 acres (5025 hectares) of privately owned lands that are under conservation easements managed by the National Park Service

 

When did Acadia become a national park?

 
Sieur de Monts National Monument - July 8, 1916
Lafayette National Park - February 26, 1919
Acadia National Park - January 19, 1929

 

How many people visit Acadia?

 

Acadia National Park generally receives more than two million recreational visits each year, making it one of the most-visited national park in the United States. The busiest months are July, August, and September.

The National Park Service Public Use Statistics website includes detailed visitation data for Acadia from 1919 to the present, as well as statistics for other National Park Service areas.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Phone:

(207) 288-3338
General information and questions. The phone is answered weekdays 8 am - 4:30 pm.

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