Goods & Services




The park is surrounded by local communities, where many goods and services are available, including gas stations, grocery stores, and other stores. For more information, contact local chambers of commerce.


Post Offices


Post Offices can be found on Mount Desert Island, Schoodic Peninsula, and Islesford. For information on locations and operating hours, visit the United States Postal Service here.


Alcohol Policy


To help ensure your safety and the safety of other park visitors, the park's policy regarding the use and possession of alcohol is as follows:

  • Consuming alcohol in any public building, in parking lots and pull-outs, or on designated swim beaches (Sand Beach, Echo Lake, and the shoreline of Lake Wood) is prohibited.
  • Alcohol is also prohibited along the shoreline within 0.25 mile (0.4 km) of the cliff and swimming area known as Tyson Camp, Ranger Camp, or the Cliffs, located on the southeast end of Long Pond.
  • It is illegal to be in the park when under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances.
  • The possession of alcoholic beverages by a minor (less than 21 years old) is prohibited.

Last updated: December 4, 2014

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609


(207) 288-3338

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