There are six picnic areas in the park: five on Mount Desert Island and one in Schoodic. Picnicking is also permitted park-wide, except in campgrounds where it is prohibited without a camping permit.
Mount Desert Island
Bear Brook – Open seasonally, 35 sites, 30 fireplaces
Seawall – Open year round, 14 sites, 12 fireplaces
Pretty Marsh – Open seasonally, 11 sites, 8 fireplaces
Thompson Island – Open seasonally, 46 sites, 44 fireplaces
Fabbri – Open year round, 23 sites and fireplaces
Frazer Point – Open year round, 26 sites, 22 fireplaces
Picnicking Rules & Regulations
The only dining facility in the park, the Jordan Pond House Restaurant serves lunch, tea, and dinner (mid-May through late October).
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Last updated: April 13, 2021