Intro to Acadia

Welcome to Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park offers a diverse range of natural landscapes for visitors to experience. The park is situated on picturesque Mount Desert Island, along the Atlantic coast of Maine. It is also nestled around the cozy town of Bar Harbor. It provides many recreational activities, including hiking, biking, rock climbing, and more. Various marine mammals, rodents, and birds can also be seen from places all over the park.

This combination of natural beauty and family-friendly attractions makes it one of the most popular National Parks in the United States. Acadia's allure extends beyond its stunning scenery and wildlife; it also boasts a rich history and plays a crucial role in environmental conservation. The park has been a source of inspiration for artists, and its charm continues to captivate visitors from all over. A sanctuary for the human spirit, Acadia National Park remains a symbol of harmony between the natural world and our connection to it.

Bass Harbor Headlight Station in Acadia.

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View of the Porcupine Islands from the top of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia.

For up-to-date information on park closures and alerts, passes, and vehicle reservations, check out the National Park Service (NPS) website by visiting the links below.