Plan Your Visit

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Basic Information

Start here for essential park information, from directions to entrance fees to hours of operation.

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Places to Go

Explore various destinations and learn about highlights, visitor services, and ways to get there.

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Things To Do

Learn more about the many experiences you can have in Acadia, including hiking, biking, water activities, and ranger programs.

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Directions & Transportation

Learn about public transportation, driving directions, winter road access, and all things transportation at Acadia.

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Acadia strives to improve accessibility for all visitors.

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Camping Takes Planning

All park campgrounds are closed for the season. They reopen in May 2023. There is no winter camping or overnight parking allowed in Acadia.

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Entrance Pass Required

A park entrance pass is required year-round. Vehicles must display a pass clearly visible through the windshield. Buy & print a pass online.

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Vehicle Reservations

Vehicle reservations are not required to drive the Cadillac Summit Road this time of year. They will resume in mid-May 2023.

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Acadia Alerts

Find a current listing of alerts, advisories, and closures for park roads, facilities, and programs.

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Park Rules & Regulations

Are visitors allowed to harvest mushrooms, or fly a drone in Acadia? Check out highlights of the park's important Rules and Regulations.

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Protect Your Pet Privileges

Federal law requires that all pets must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet. Owners must collect and dispose of waste in trash cans.

Last updated: October 31, 2022

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PO Box 177
Bar Harbor , ME 04609


207 288-3338

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