News

Acadia Expects Record Breaking Year

Acadia National Park is expecting the 2021 summer season to potentially set records as tourists resume traveling. This perspective comes after one of the park’s busiest winters ever and an unusually busy Memorial Day weekend, . Both the Bangor Daily News and Maine.biz cover this topic in their recent posts. Photo credit National Park Service Kent Miller. (read more)
June 9, 2021

National Trails Day 2021

National Trails Day is June 5, 2021. In a typical year, we would invite members and friends to attend a guided walk with Acadia National Park trail crew members for an in-person look at the effort, skill, and organizational collaboration that goes into maintaining the trails of Acadia. (read more)

Updates

32nd Annual Benefit Virtual and In-Person Events

We’re excited to announce our 32nd Annual Friends of Acadia Benefit on Aug. 14, 2021. Last year, we adapted to the challenges of Covid-19 by hosting our first-ever all virtual Benefit. Thanks to our amazing Benefit Committee and all of YOU – the virtual event was a resounding success. Thank you! As we look forward, we’re optimistic that public health and safety conditions with respect to the pandemic will improve. Thus, we’re planning a mix of in-person (assuming health conditions allow) and virtual events. Read more…

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Friends of Acadia’s effective mix of private philanthropy, volunteerism, innovative leadership, and strong partnership benefits Acadia National Park’s most critical needs:

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My Acadia 2020

We asked you to share your favorite Acadia memories using #MyAcadiaStory. We gathered these photos and stories as part of 2020’s…
December 10, 2020

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