January 12, 2017
National Park Service offers summer teacher fellowships at Acadia National Park and Saint Croix Island International Historic Site
The National Park Service (NPS) is recruiting six Acadia Teacher Fellows to spend the summer learning about Acadia National Park’s diverse natural and cultural resources, and ways to protect them. The NPS will select three teachers to work on Mount Desert Island, and two teachers to work at the Schoodic Education and Research Center (SERC) in Winter Harbor. In addition, the NPS will select one teacher to work at Saint Croix Island International Historic Site in Calais.
December 27, 2016
Hiker suffers fall on Precipice Trail in Acadia National Park
At approximately 10:30 am on December 25, Tyler Wood, 27, of Bangor, Maine, suffered a 30-foot fall while hiking the Precipice Trail in Acadia National Park.
December 20, 2016
National Park Service announces winner of Acadia National Park's 2017 annual entrance pass contest
The National Park Service has selected a photograph by John Kaznecki of South Thomaston, Maine, as the winner of Acadia National Park’s 2017 annual entrance pass contest. The photograph portrays Hadlock Brook just downstream from the Hemlock Bridge on the Around-Mountain carriage road in Acadia National Park. The photograph will appear on thousands of annual entrance passes purchased by visitors from all over the country. As a show of thanks, Mr. Kaznecki will receive an America the Beautiful interagency annual pass ($80 value), which can be used at over 2,000 federal recreation areas nationwide.
December 09, 2016
National Park Service Invites Proposals to Host Ranger-Narrated Activities
The National Park Service (NPS) will issue a Request for Proposals on December 15, 2016, to host ranger-narrated activities for the public in and around Acadia National Park during the 2017 – 2021 summer seasons. The NPS is soliciting proposals to provide safe, high-quality interpretive experiences for visitors that are consistent and compatible with the park’s interpretative services. Any person or organization meeting the requirements specified in the Request for Proposals may participate in the competitive selection process.
November 30, 2016
Park Loop Road closes to motor vehicles for the season on December 1st
Park Loop Road will be closed to motor vehicles for the season starting December 1st, with the exception of the two-mile section from Sand Beach Entrance Station to Otter Cliff Road and the Jordan Pond area.