Operating Hours & Seasons

Map from Park HQ to Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce

Winter Operations:

Through Sat Apr 14, 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 weekdays, and 9 am to 5 pm weekends. Early closures are expected at 3 pm the day before Thanksgiving Nov 22, and at noon on New Years Eve, Dec 31. Full-day holiday closures are set for Nov 23, Dec 24, Dec 25, Dec 26, and Jan 1.
  • Telephone operations will continue at (207) 288-3338.


Park Loop Road

Closed annually December through April 14. Road opening is weather-dependent. Most of Park Loop Road, including the road to Cadillac Mountain, is closed. Two short sections of Park Loop Road remain open all year:

  • Scenic one-mile (1.6 km) section along the ocean: Access via Schooner Head Road, two miles (3.2 km) south of downtown Bar Harbor
  • Access to Jordan Pond: Access via Route 3 and Jordan Pond Road in Seal Harbor.

Paved Roads closed annually December through April 14.

  • Beech Mountain Road Parking Area
  • Duck Brook Road from Duck Brook Bridge to West Street Extension
  • Great Meadow Drive
  • Kebo Street (park-owned section only)
  • Schooner Head Road (southern end)
  • Stanley Brook Road
  • West Street Extension (park-owned section only)

Unpaved Roads closed annually November 15 through May 14.

  • Long Pond Road
  • Lurvey Spring Road
  • Seal Cove Road
  • Western Mountain Road
  • Schoodic Head Road (Schoodic Peninsula)

Winter Restrooms

The following restrooms are open during winter operations:

  • Brown Mountain Parking Area
  • Eagle Lake Boat Ramp
  • Eagle Lake Carriage Road
  • Fabbri Picnic Area
  • Jordan Pond Boat Ramp
  • Parkman Mountain Parking Area
  • Sand Beach Parking Area

Hulls Cove Visitor Center

Apr 15- June 24: 8:30 am–4:30 pm, daily
June 25- Sep 4: 8 am–6 pm, daily
Sep 5–Oct 31: 8:30 am–4:30 pm, daily

Rockefeller Welcome Center

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

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

Thompson Island Information Center

May 15 – Oct 13: 8:30 am - 5 pm

Village Green Information Center

May 24 – Columbus Day: 8 am–5 pm



Islesford Historical Museum

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

June 19 - Sep 30, 2017

June 19 - Sep 4

11 am–4 pm, daily

Sep 5 - Sep 30
Monday–Saturday, 9 am–3 pm
Sunday, 11 am–4 pm

Sieur de Monts Nature Center

May 6 - Oct 9, 2017

May 6 - June 18
: 9 am–5 pm, weekends
June 19 – Oct 9: 9 am–5 pm, daily



For more information, please visit our Camping page.

Blackwoods Campground

Open year-round.
December–March: primitive walk-in camping only (permit required)

Seawall Campground

Open late May through September 30th.

Schoodic Woods Campground

Open late May to Columbus Day

Duck Harbor Campground (Isle au Haut)

Open May 15–October 15 (permit required)

Last updated: November 16, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609


(207) 288-3338

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