Operating Hours & Seasons

Elegant three-story stone and brick building
Rockefeller Welcome Center, Schoodic Institute

Photo courtesy of Ryan Reynolds. Used with permission.


Winter Operations

Beginning Nov 1, 2018 the park shares winter visitor operations with the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce, 2 Cottage Street, at the corner of Cottage and Main streets (GPS coordinates = 44.398633, -68.204933).

  • Hours are 8 am to 4 pm daily
  • Telephone operations will continue at (207) 288-3338. The mailing address will continue to be Acadia National Park, PO Box 177, Bar Harbor, ME 04609.

Learn more about Winter Activities, and seasonal road closures, Directions & Transportation


Visitor Centers

  • Please Note: Dates and times listed below are offered for your reference from Summer 2018. Schedules have yet to be formalized for Summer 2019. Thanks for your patience.

Hulls Cove Visitor Center

Apr 15 to Jun 30: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, daily
Jul 1 to Sep 3: 8 am to 6 pm, daily
Sep 4 to Oct 31: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, daily

Islesford Historical Museum

Call 207-288-3338 or 207-244-9224 for more information.

Jun 23 to Sep 2: 11 am to 4 pm, daily
Sep 3 to Sep 30: Mon to Sat, 9 am to 3 pm; Sun, 12 to 4 pm

Rockefeller Welcome Center

Schoodic Institute

Memorial Day–Columbus Day
Exhibits are open 10 am to 4 pm, daily
Business hours: 8 am to 5 pm, weekdays

Columbus Day–Memorial Day
Exhibits are open 10 am to 4 pm, weekdays
Business hours: 8 am to 4 pm, weekdays
Closed weekends

Sieur de Monts Nature Center

May 5 to Jun 17: 9 am to 5 pm, weekends
Jun 23 to Oct 8: 9 am to 5 pm, daily

Thompson Island Information Center

May 16 to Oct 12: 8:30 am to 5 pm

Village Green Information Center

May 16 to Oct 12: 8 am to 5 pm



See also Camping

Blackwoods Campground

Open year-round
Dec to Mar: primitive walk-in camping only, permit required

Duck Harbor Campground

Isle au Haut

Open May 15 to Oct 15, permit required

Schoodic Woods Campground

Schoodic Peninsula

Open late May to Columbus Day

Seawall Campground

Open late May through Sep 30

Last updated: February 14, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609


(207) 288-3338

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