Acadia National Park has two beaches staffed with lifeguards during the summer:
  • Sand Beach: Ocean swimming, in 55 F (13 C) water.
  • Echo Lake Beach: somewhat warmer swimming

For information on water quality through Maine Healthy Beaches program, click here.

Many other lakes and ponds are public water supplies where swimming, wading, and pets are prohibited. Please respect posted regulations.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 177
Bar Harbor, ME 04609


(207) 288-3338
General information and questions. The phone is answered weekdays 8 am - 4:30 pm.

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