With the impending arrival of Hurricane Lee, the National Park Service has made the decision to close parts of Acadia National Park for the safety of those visiting and the staff.

Although there may be the desire to see Thunder Hole, be mindful of the fact that people have been swept  into the Atlantic Ocean from the rocks at Thunder Hole. In September 2022, a Massachusetts woman was swept off the rocks at Thunder Hole and was rescued. In April 2018, an Ellsworth man fell 40 feet from cliffs past Sand Beach and landed in the water, where he was brought to safety in stable condition by a U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer

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Thunder Hole Booming March 3, 2018

Thunder Hole in Acadia National Park was booming on Saturday, March 3, 2018. These photos and video were taken at about 1:30 p.m. High Tide was at 11:34 a.m. Bar Harbor was experiencing the after effects of a Nor'easter, which was affecting southern Maine and New England.

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