Eating & Sleeping

Woman makes breakfast on a campfire in a park campground

Photo courtesy of Megan Carvalho. Used with permission.



There is no lodging is located within Acadia National Park. There is no backcountry or "out-of-bounds" camping allowed outside of designated campgrounds anywhere in Acadia.

The park has two campgrounds on Mount Desert Island, one campground on the Schoodic Peninsula, and five lean-to shelters on Isle au Haut. There are many types of accommodations in nearby towns.

See also Camping
Private Camprounds
and Chambers of Commerce



The only dining facility in the park, the Jordan Pond House Restaurant serves lunch, tea, and dinner (mid-May through late October).
Many dining options are available in nearby communities.

See also Chambers of Commerce

Picnic tables, grass, and trees along Schoodic coastline

Picnic Areas

Bear Brook: 35 tables, 30 fireplaces
Fabbri: 23 tables and fireplaces
Frazer Point (Schoodic): 26 tables, 22 fireplaces
Pretty Marsh: 11 tables, 8 fireplaces
Seawall: 14 tables, 12 fireplaces
Thompson Island: 46 tables, 44 fireplaces


Gift Shops

  • Eastern National Bookstore in Hulls Cove Visitor Center Open April 15–October.
  • Cadillac Summit Center Open seasonally.
  • Jordan Pond House Gift Shop Open seasonally.
  • Thunder Hole Information Station Open seasonally.

Last updated: October 28, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609


(207) 288-3338

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