Starting this Sunday, April 15th the National Park Service will reopen the Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park. The Hulls Cove Visitor Center and Thompson Island Picnic Area will also open on April 15th.
The Friends of Acadia announced that for the next week, now through March 9th, any donations given in support of the spring membership challenge will be matched by a generous group of park lovers up to $15,000.
Maybe we are in fact going to have an early Spring! The Carriage Roads in Acadia National Park have been closed indefinitely to ALL users until the roads dry out and they become firm enough to prevent damage to their gravel surfaces.
There aren't many nicer days in February than what we experienced today, February 27th. Temperatures were in the mid to high 40's, the ocean was calm and it was sunny down in the Ellsworth, Bar Harbor area this afternoon. It was so nice I had to stop on the side of the road and snap some p…