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JaysonPhotography, ThinkStock

Scenic Spot in Acadia National Park Named Maine’s Most Beautiful Place

Thrillist.com has named the most beautiful place to visit in each state. Maine is so scenic and beautiful so it must have been hard to pick just one! Based on polled residents and tourism boards from each state one of Acadia's most popular spots has been named Maine's most beautiful.

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View from Cadillac Mountain via Amanda McDonald
View from Cadillac Mountain via Amanda McDonald

Acadia National Park Offers First Car-Free Morning

The National Park Service will close Park Loop Road to private vehicles from midnight to noon on Saturday, May 16th to encourage non motorized forms of travel like walking, biking, skateboarding, or inline skating. 

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John Patten via YouTube
John Patten via YouTube

Thunder Hole to Close For 2 Months

Thunder Hole, one of the premier attractions in Acadia National Park will be closed for 2 months while park maintenance workers make repairs to the stairway leading to the attraction...

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John Patten via YouTube
John Patten via YouTube

WATCH THIS – Thunder Hole in Winter in Slow Motion

Skinny dipping anyone?

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Photo, Getty Images
Photo, Getty Images

Dear Visitors from “Away” Please Leave Your Camp Firewood at Home

It's a common practice that state officials are hoping to nip in the bud in order to protect the state's trees, specifically the Ash species.

It’s right on our doorstep and it’s a destructive little creature called the Emerald Ash Borer. Acadia National Park Biologist Judy Hazen-Connery says they’re hosting a workshop next week that will be very helpful in identifying the insect which has already been found in New Hampshire.

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Shutdowns + Vendor Changes the Subject of Acadia National Park Forum

Acadia National Park has made headlines as of late and the public has a chance to express their thoughts and concerns with three groups tomorrow night in an Acadia National Park Forum...

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In this image provided by The White House, U.S. President Barack Obama (2L), first lady Michelle Obama (R), and daughters Sasha Obama (L) and Malia Obama hike on Cadillac Mountain July 16, 2010 in Acadia National Park, Maine. The park is now closed due to the government shutdown. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)
In this image provided by The White House, U.S. President Barack Obama (2L), first lady Michelle Obama (R), and daughters Sasha Obama (L) and Malia Obama hike on Cadillac Mountain July 16, 2010 in Acadia National Park, Maine. The park is now closed due to the government shutdown. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

Acadia National Park Closed – Now What?

President Obama and his family visited Acadia National Park in 2010. Now, neither Obama nor anyone else can visit the park, which was closed Tuesday because of the government shutdown. Here are some suggestions from the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce for some things to do outside the park.

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Maine Wildfire

Where There’s Smoke There’s Usually Fire but Don’t be Alarmed

There's no need to be concerned next month if you see smoke billowing from portions of Acadia National Park.

Park officials are planning prescribed burns next month in order to preserve the cultural landscapes.

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Photo Credit-Susan Patten Townsquare Media
Photo Credit-Susan Patten Townsquare Media

Keeping Acadia Sustainable Fund

It's no secret that Maine businesses rely heavily on revenue generated by tourists and that's particularly true for businesses in the Bar Harbor region.

So when Acadia National Park officials announced a late opening this year due to sequestration cuts business owners were concerned.

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