Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park

In The Park in Acadia

Things To Do

Although Acadia is dazzling in summer, the park’s beauty flourishes throughout the year. By land and by sea there is no such thing as an off-season at Acadia. SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL Amphitheater Programs In the evening, Acadia’s two campgrounds present free programs in their centrally located amphitheaters. Programs span a range ...

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Carriage Roads

In 1901, a group of wealthy Mount Desert Island summer residents banded together to set aside the land that would later become Acadia National Park. One of the park’s early benefactors was John D. Rockefeller, Jr., the millionaire industrialist and philanthropist who later planned and built New York City’s ...

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Ranger Programs

There’s no better way to experience the stories and wonders of Acadia National Park than by exploring the park with a ranger. Two of our favorite ranger-led options are the night hike and the bike tour. Park rangers challenge you to use your senses to explore the mystery and intrigue ...

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Walking & Hiking

Whether you’re a casual stroller or card-carrying thrill-seeker, Acadia has a path for you. The Mount Desert Island section of the park alone boasts 17 mountains. Isle au Haut and Schoodic Peninsula have several additional peaks. Because the mountains are all less than 1,600 feet tall, each can be ...

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