Permits & Reservations

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Vehicle Reservations

Vehicle reservations are required to drive Cadillac Summit Road from mid-May to mid-October. Buy reservations online. Not sold at the park.

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Special Use Permits

You may require a special permit for some events in Acadia.

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Apply for a Research Permit

To do research in the park, you must apply for a research permit through the Research Permit and Reporting System.

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Climbing Permits

Organized groups climbing at Otter Cliffs may need an advance permit.

Last updated: May 22, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609


207 288-3338

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