If you travel to and from Mount Desert Island you probably have noted that the gate remains shut and locked to Acadia National Park's Thompson Island Picnic Area. As of Tuesday, June 16th the picnic area remains temporarily closed.
Want to work outside in Acadia National Park? Now could be the time, as Acadia National Park is hiring 10 to 20 temporary employees for maintenance, trails and road work. You'll need to act fast as resumes need to be received by or prior to Friday, June 19th.
All Carriage Roads in Acadia National Park are open to pedestrians effective June 5, 2020. Hikers and walkers are able to use the Carriage Roads, but they remain closed to bicyclists and horseback while repairs made
Acadia National Park released the following opening dates on Thursday, May 28th, including the fact that the Park Loop Road will be open to vehicular traffic effective June 1st. This allows cars to go to Sand Beach, Thunder Hole and the top of Cadillac Mountain!
Acadia National Park, in response to guidance from the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services, announced additional modifications to operations to support federal, state, and local efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday, March 25th.