Visit Sieur de Monts
Sieur de Monts, often referred to as the "Heart of Acadia." Includes Sieur de Monts Spring and spring house, Nature Center, Wild Gardens of Acadia, Abbe Museum(closed), the tarn, Great Meadow Wetland, and access to multiple historic memorial paths. It is the first major stopping point along the Park Loop Road.
How to Get Here
Explore This Area
Learn about the park's "science behind the scenery" with exhibits and activities.
Visit the Abbe Museum at Sieur de Monts or downtown Bar Harbor to learn more about the history and living culture of Wabanaki people.
Wild Gardens of Acadia
Wild Gardens of Acadia simulate a variety of park habitats found on Mount Desert Island.
What Else to Know
Acadia strives to make facilities as accessible as possible. Find information for accessibility in specific areas across the park.
Park Rules & Safety Advisories
Are visitors allowed to harvest mushrooms, or fly a drone in Acadia? Check out highlights of the park's important Rules and Regulations.
Last updated: June 22, 2022