Acadia National Park is a popular tourist destination located primarily on Mount Desert Island, Maine. It was established on January 19, 1929. The oceanside park is located near Bar Harbor, Maine, which features shops, restaurants, theaters and recreational opportunities. The park is 47,000 acres and hosts approximately 2 million visitors each year.
Part of the Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park to Close for Emergency Culvert Repairs Tuesday
Starting Tuesday, June 20, the one-way 0.7-mile segment of Park Loop Road between the intersection with Kebo Street and Sieur de Monts in Bar Harbor will be temporarily closed to all users, including motor vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles, for emergency culvert repairs. All traffic will be detoured at Kebo Street and continue on Cromwell Harbor Road to Main Street (Route 3) then rejoin the Park Loop Road at the Sieur de Monts entrance.
No, You Shouldn’t Throw Banana Peels Out Your Car Windows in Maine
These seemingly harmless food items do not decompose as rapidly as many people assume.
5 Things To Know Before Visiting Acadia This Weekend
Here are some tips to think about before going to Acadia, this or any weekend.
Acadia National Park Celebrates Groundbreaking of 32,000 Square-Foot Maintenance Facility
Deputy Secretary of the Interior Tommy Beaudreau visited Acadia National Park on Saturday, April 29th where he joined federal and local leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new year-round maintenance facility at park headquarters in Bar Harbor, made possible with a new $32.6 million investment from the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA). Check out the photos from the day.
Have You Tried This Cool Way of Getting Around Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park?
It's GEM, Global Electric Motorcar and it's super fun!
A Couple Spends 24 Hours In Bar Harbor Trying The Best Food
Calling all tourists! This is a great way to spend a day. It won't be long before tourist season kicks into high gear, here in the state of Maine, so if you are reading this from afar, we have a perfect idea if Bar Harbor is on your list of summer destinations...
Maine’s Acadia National Park Scores a High Ranking From Popular Website
The Downeast park was given a ranking of 12th out of America's 63 national parks.
UMPI Graduate Named Acadia National Park Chief Ranger
An UMPI Graduate has been promoted to Chief Ranger at Acadia National Park
Thompson Island Picnic Area and Park Loop Road to Open April 15
Great news! The Thompson Island Picnic Area and Park Loop Road will be open to vehicular traffic beginning on Saturday, April 15th.