Your Guide to Acadia National Park
Acadia National Park protects the natural beauty of the highest rocky headlands along the Atlantic coastline of the United States, an abundance of habitats, and a rich cultural heritage.
At 3.5 million visits a year, it's one of the top 10 most-visited national parks in the United States.
Visitors enjoy 27 miles of historic motor roads, 158 miles of hiking trails, and 45 miles of carriage roads.
From Boston take I-95 north to Augusta, Maine, then Route 3 east to Ellsworth, and on to Mount Desert Island. For an alternate route, continue on I-95 north to Bangor, Maine, then take I-395 to U.S. Route 1A east to Ellsworth. In Ellsworth, take Route 3 to Mount Desert Island.
GPS: lat:44.409286, long:-68.247501
Physical address: 25 Visitor Center Road, Bar Harbor, ME, 04609
Mailing address: PO Box 177, Bar Harbor, ME, 04609
Admits private, non-commercial vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less) and all occupants. Valid for 7 days. If a vehicle pass is purchased, no other pass is necessary.
Admits one or two passengers on a private, non-commercial motorcycle. Valid for 7 days.
Admits one individual with no car (bicyclist, hiker, pedestrian). Youth 15 and under are admitted free of charge. Valid for 7 days.
Located on Mount Desert Island in Maine, Acadia experiences all four seasons.
Summer temperatures range from 45-90F (7-30C).
Fall temperatures range from 30-70F (-1-21C).
Typically the first frost is in mid-October and first snowfall begins in November and can continue through April with an average accumulation of 73 inches (185 cm).
Winter temperatures range from 14-35F (-10 - 2C).
Spring temperatures range from 30-70F (-1-21C).
Hours for COVID-19 Phased Reopening
In support of federal, state, and local efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the park is under a phased reopening. The Park Loop Road and most hiking trails are open. Information stations are staffed outside main visitor center. Carriage Roads are closed to bicycles and horses. Campgrounds open no sooner than August 1. Gatherings of more than 50 people are prohibited. View closures: https://www.nps.gov/acad/planyourvisit/hours.htm
Sunday: All Day
Monday: All Day
Tuesday: All Day
Wednesday: All Day
Thursday: All Day
Friday: All Day
Saturday: All Day