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  • Acadia National Park

    Beech Mountain Hike

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Beech Mountain parking area
    Friday, October 6, 2017

    2.5 hours, Beech Mountain parking area. Uncover the wilds while hiking through lichen-draped forests and steep, rocky outcrops on this moderate to strenuous 2.5-mile (4 km) hike.

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    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Schoodic Woods Campground Amphitheater.
    Friday, October 6, 2017

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    Frenchman Bay Cruise

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Bar Harbor Inn Pier
    • Fees: $42 adults, $39 seniors (65+), $32 ages 6–11, $7 ages 2–5, infants free. Group rates (15+) are available.
    Friday, October 6, 2017

    Climb aboard a schooner and hoist sails in search of wildlife and history. Two hours.

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    Gorham Mountain Hike

    • Time: 2:30 PM
    • Location: Gorham Mountain parking area
    Friday, October 6, 2017

    2.5 hours. Reward yourself with views of Acadia’s coastline from the top of a granite mountains on this moderate to strenuous 2 mile hike. Be prepared for rocky trail conditions.

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    Hawk Watch

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Cadillac North Ridge, 200 yards from the summit parking lot
    Friday, October 6, 2017

    Weather and wind permitting, look for and learn about migrating raptors. Additional programs may be added when conditions are favorable for migration; follow us on facebook to find out when we'll be watching for migratory birds.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Municipal Pier, Northeast Harbor
    • Fees: $31 adults, $29 seniors (65+), $18 ages 5–11, $7 ages under 5.
    Friday, October 6, 2017

    Explore the connections between people and the sea with a visit to the Islesford Historical Museum on Little Cranberry Island. 2 hours 45 minutes

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    Marine Touch Tank (2 pm)

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Dorr Hall at Schoodic Education and Research Center
    Friday, October 6, 2017

    Drop by between 2 and 3 pm to meet some marine creatures and learn about their adaptations to constantly changing conditions between the tides. One hour.

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    Mr Rockefeller's Bridges (9 am)

    • Time: 9:00 AM
    • Location: Parkman Mountain parking area
    Friday, October 6, 2017

    Follow tree-lined carriage roads to explore stories behind John D. Rockefeller Jr.’s gift to Acadia on this 1.5-mile (2.4 km) walk. 2.5 hours

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    Photo Walk

    • Time: 8:00 AM
    • Location: Location TBD
    • Fees: Reservations required, call 207-288-8832.
    Friday, October 6, 2017

    Bring your camera and learn valuable tips and techniques to capture Acadia’s beauty. 1.5 to 3 hours.

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    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute
    Friday, October 6, 2017

    Schoodic Institute, an Acadia National Park partner, invites the public to a free presentation featuring a variety of science in and around Acadia. See schoodicinsitute.org for topic details.

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    Sundew Phenology Hike (3 pm)

    • Time: 3:00 PM
    • Location: Eliot Hall parking area at Schoodic Institute
    Friday, October 6, 2017

    Join a ranger on this moderate, uneven trail to monitor local plants using Nature’s Notebook. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and snacks. 1.5 to 2 hours

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    Autumn Ramble (2:30 pm)

    • Time: 2:30 PM
    • Location: Sieur de Monts Springs
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    From 1.5 to 2 hours, Sieur de Monts Springs. Join a ranger for an easy walk exploring phenology and how life in Acadia anticipates winter.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Beech Mountain Summit
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Enjoy the views from Beech Mountain Fire Tower. Hike from parking lot at the southern end of Beech Hill Road, 0.4 mile one way. 

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    Missing Mansion (9:30 am)

    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Location: Compass Harbor parking area 1 mile (1.6 km) south of Bar Harbor on Rt. 3 Look for orange cones
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Explore the site of George Dorr’s former mansion on this easy walk. Look for clues and learn about the man who helped create our national park.

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    Ocean Path Walk (1:30 pm)

    • Time: 1:30 PM
    • Location: first unmarked parking area past Gorham Mountain Parking
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Become more familiar with this incredibly beautiful and diverse coastal area, probing more deeply into the forces and processes that make it what it is today.

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    Sunrise on Ocean Path (6:15 am)

    • Location: First unmarked parking area past Gorham Mountain parking.
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Watch for orange cones and meet the ranger along the Ocean Path. Enjoy sunrise, then explore the rocky coast in the morning light.

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    Autumn Ramble (2 pm)

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Sieur de Monts Springs
    Sunday, October 8, 2017

    Join a ranger for an easy walk exploring phenology and how life in Acadia anticipates winter.

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    Evening Program, Blackwoods (7 pm)

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Blackwoods Campground Amphitheater
    Sunday, October 8, 2017

    Check campground bulletin boards or visitor centers for a complete list of program topics. Parking area near the amphitheater accommodates non-campers. One hour

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    Fire Tower Open House, 12 to 3 pm

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Beech Mountain Summit
    Sunday, October 8, 2017

    Enjoy the views from Beech Mountain Fire Tower. Hike from parking lot at the southern end of Beech Hill Road, 0.4 mile one way.

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    • Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Seawall Picnic Area
    Sunday, October 8, 2017

    Stop by to look for and learn about Acadia’s sea ducks and coastal birds.

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  • Acadia National Park

    Ocean Path Walk (2 pm)

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: First unmarked parking area past Gorham Mountain parking.
    Monday, October 9, 2017

    Become more familiar with this incredibly beautiful and diverse coastal area, probing more deeply into the forces and processes that make it what it is today.

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Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Phone:

(207) 288-3338

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