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Free Admission to Acadia Saturday

What better way to celebrate the first Saturday of Fall than with free admission to Acadia National Park?

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Friends of Acadia National Park Vimeo
Friends of Acadia National Park Vimeo

AYT Acadia Summer 2016 [VIDEO]

Acadia Youth Technology Team 2016 Final Video from Friends of Acadia on Vimeo.

How did you spend your summer? MDI High School alumni Will Greene, and students Matthew Lambert and Emma Forthofer were fortunate to spend the summer in Acadia National Park working for the Friends of Acadia as part of the Acadia Youth Technology Team.

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Acadia National Park Goes Car Free 9/17

Acadia National Park will go car free this coming Saturday, September 17th from midnight until noon. In addition, in celebration of National Public Lands' Day, all visitors will receive a free entry to Acadia National Park all day long.

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Thunder Hole TS Hermine 9/6/16 Photo Chris Popper
Thunder Hole TS Hermine 9/6/16 Photo Chris Popper

Hermine Has Thunder Hole Booming [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

Thunder Hole was booming on Tuesday, September 6th as Maine was feeling the effects of extra-Tropical Storm Hermine. There were high surf advisories and rangers in Acadia National Park closed the area so visitors wouldn't climb down.

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You Tube video still via The National History Center
You Tube video still via The National History Center

High Surf Advisory on Monday

The National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a High Surf Advisory for Monday, September 5th, Labor Day for Coastal Hancock and Washington Counties from 8 AM to 11 PM.

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Photo Olin Blodgett via You Tube
Photo Olin Blodgett via You Tube

Good Night Sun [VIDEO]

Check out the time lapse video of sunset shot on Schoodic looking back towards Bar Harbor, shot by You Tuber Olin Blodgett on Saturday, September 3rd...

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Photo MDIHS Trojan TV Productions via You Tube
Photo MDIHS Trojan TV Productions via You Tube

Acadia National Park Recreation [VIDEO]

Students at MDI High School produced this video, about the recreation possibilities in their backyard at Acadia National Park! From cycling, running, swimming, kayaking, fishing, cross country skiing, down hill skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and more! Acadia National Park truly is a park for all seasons.

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Expect Lots of Traffic This Weekend

Drivers in the Ellsworth, Bar Harbor and Bangor areas -- and everywhere in between -- should be ready for increased traffic this weekend. The combination of free admission to Acadia National Park Thursday-Sunday and the American Folk Festival in Bangor will bring thousands of people to the region.

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JHWilliams - Thinkstock

Black Bears Sighted in Acadia National Park

When I heard reports that Black Bears were sighted in Acadia National Park I thought it was a team building exercise for the UMaine Women's Basketball Team and former MDI Trojan Sierra Tapley was taking her teammates into the Park! However that's not the case, and the rangers at Acadia National Park are warning visitors that black bears have been sighted in the Park!

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Photo Earl Brechlin via You Tube
Photo Earl Brechlin via You Tube

Mist Over Acadia [VIDEO]

Earl Brechlin is a registered Maine Guide, an accomplished author and editor of the Mount Desert Islander. He is a great photographer, a man for all seasons. He created this video "Morning Mist Over Acadia" taken from the summit of North Bubble Mountain.

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