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  • Acadia National Park

    Baker Island Cruise

    • Fees: $49 adults, $27 children 6–14, $9 children age 5 and under.
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    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 8:00 AM

    Spot seabirds and marine mammals on a cruise along coastal Acadia. Explore beautiful Baker Island on a moderate hike, viewing historic homesteads, a lighthouse, and geology. Five hours.

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    Frenchman Bay Cruise

    • Fees: $42 adults, $39 seniors (65+), $32 ages 6–11, $7 ages 2–5, infants free. Group rates (15+) are available.
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    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 2:00 PM

    Climb aboard a schooner and hoist sails in search of wildlife and history. Two hours.

    • Fees: $31 adults, $29 seniors (65+), $18 ages 5–11, $7 ages under 5.
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    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM

    Explore the connections between people and the sea with a visit to the Islesford Historical Museum on Little Cranberry Island. 2 hours 45 minutes

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    Carriage Road Bike Tour

    • Fees: $54 per person, including the bike, helmet and tour.
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    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 8:30 AM

    Enjoy the car-free carriage roads at a comfortable pace while discovering the diverse beauty of Acadia. Twenty-one speed bike, transport to the park, and gear provided for the full day. 2.5 hours, 6 mile moderate ride.

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    Bird Walk

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 7:00 AM

    Find, identify, and discuss some of Acadia’s birds on this easy 1.0 mi (1.6 km) walk. Bring binoculars. Two hours.

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    Marine Touch Tank

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM

    Drop by between 1 and 2 pm to meet some marine creatures and learn about their adaptations to constantly changing conditions between the tides. One hour.

  • Acadia National Park

    Touch Tank Talk

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

    Drop by anytime between 1:30 to 3:30 pm get up close and personal with intertidal creatures and learn how to safely explore along the shore. 

  • Acadia National Park

    Knowing the Night (7:45 pm)

    • Fees: Reservations required, call 207-288-8832.
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    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 7:45 PM

    Challenge your senses and experience the mystery of Acadia after dark. Ages 8+. 1.5 to 2 hours

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    Island Walk (5 pm)

    • Fees: Reservations required, call 207-288-8832.
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    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 5:00 PM

    Discover stories of history and nature along Acadia’s rocky coastline on this easy to moderate two-mile (3.2-km) walk. 1.5 to 3 hours.

  • Acadia National Park

    Dragonfly Discovery

    • Fees: Reservations required, call 207-288-8832
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    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 9:00 AM

    Be a citizen scientist helping to study mercury pollution by collecting juvenile dragonflies. You’ll wade into a lake, get muddy, and discover some amazing aquatic creatures. Three hours.

  • Acadia National Park

    Sundew Geology Walk (3 pm)

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 3:00 PM

    Hike this moderate, uneven trail and explore geology first-hand. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and snacks. 1.5 to 2 hours

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 8:30 AM

    Follow tree-lined carriage roads to explore stories behind John D. Rockefeller Jr.’s gift to Acadia on this 1.5-mile (2.4 km) walk. 2.5 hours

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    Evening Program, Blackwoods (8 pm)

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 8:00 PM

    Check campground bulletin boards or visitor centers for a complete list of program topics. Parking area near the amphitheater accommodates non-campers. One hour

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    Evening Program, Seawall (8 pm)

    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Time: 8:00 PM

    Check campground bulletin boards or visitor centers for a complete list of program topics. Parking area near the amphitheater accommodates non-campers. One hour

  • Acadia National Park

    Sunset Hike (4:45 pm)

    • Fees: Reservations required, call 207-288-8832
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    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Time: 4:45 PM

    Hike a challenging trail to a special overlook for sunset as you uncover changes to Acadia’s landscape. Bring water, layers, sturdy shoes, and flashlight. 1.5 to 3 hours.

  • Acadia National Park

    Mountain Hike (8 am)

    • Fees: Reservations required, call 207-288-8832
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    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Time: 8:00 AM

    Ascend a rocky trail to one of Acadia’s summits on a guided hike exploring the geology and plant life along the way. 1.5 to 3 hours.

  • Acadia National Park

    Carroll Homestead Open House

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Visit an 1800s farm home, hear family stories, and play pioneer games. Imagine what life was like for the generations who lived here.

  • Acadia National Park

    Island Walk (3:30 pm)

    • Fees: Reservations required, call 207-288-8832.
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    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Time: 3:30 PM

    Learn about one of the unique aspects of this island park on this easy to moderate two-mile (3.2-km) walk. 1.5 to 3 hours.

  • Acadia National Park

    Stars Over Sand Beach

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Time: 9:00 PM

    Sit back and learn about Acadia’s night sky. Dress warmly, bring something to lie on, and minimize flashlight use to preserve night vision. One hour.

  • Acadia National Park

    Sundew Phenology Hike (9 am)

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Time: 9:00 AM

    Join a ranger on this moderate, uneven trail to monitor local plants using Nature’s Notebook. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and snacks. 1.5 to 2 hours

  • Acadia National Park

    Campground iNaturalist Walk

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM

    Learn about plants and animals and connect with other users during this easy walk. One hour. Download available from https://www.inaturalist.org/

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