Bar Harbor, ME 04609
From Boston take I-95 north to Augusta, Maine, then Route 3 east to Ellsworth, and on to Mount Desert Island. For an alternate route, continue on I-95 north to Bangor, Maine, then take Route 1A east to Ellsworth. In Ellsworth, take Route 3 to Mount Desert Island.
Located on Mount Desert Island in Maine, Acadia experiences all four seasons. Summer temperatures range from 45-90F (7-30C). Fall temperatures range from 30-70F (-1-21C). Typically the first frost is in mid-October and first snowfall begins in November and can continue through April with an average accumulation of 73 inches (185 cm). Winter temperatures range from 14-35F (-10 - 2C). Spring temperatures range from 30-70F (-1-21C).
For more information about entrance fees and where to buy your park pass, visit our Fees & Passes page.
Acadia Entrance Fee - Private Vehicle - $25.00
Admits private, non-commercial vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less) and all occupants. Valid for 7 days. If a vehicle pass is purchased, no other pass is necessary.
Acadia Entrance Fee - Motorcycle - $20.00
Admits one or two passengers on a private, non-commercial motorcycle. Valid for 7 days.
Acadia Entrance Fee - Per Person - $12.00
Admits one individual with no car (bicyclist, hiker, pedestrian). Youth 15 and under are admitted free of charge. Valid for 7 days.
Acadia Annual Pass - $50.00
Valid for 12 months from purchase date. This pass provides access to Acadia National Park only. This pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle.
For more information about visitor centers, visit our Operating Hours & Seasons page.
Lost and found, Ranger Office, permits.
Information, park movie, park passes, exhibits, and Eastern National bookstore.
Park and chambers of commerce information and park passes.
Information, Island Explorer buses, and park passes.
Museum, exhibits, and Eastern National bookstore.
Exhibits, information, hiking information, and Wild Gardens.
Exhibits about old Navy base and information.
Information, Camping, Island Explorer buses, and park passes.