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Acadia Shutters All Roads, Facilities

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK — Officials here on Thursday, March 26, closed Ocean Drive along with all restrooms and winter visitor centers,…
March 27, 2020

Coronavirus Visitor Advisories Issued

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK — Officials here released visitor advisory information on Monday as federal, state, and local authorities work to minimize the spread of Coronavirus. “We are concerned that recent visitation patterns have been in violation of CDC recommendations,” Anastasia added. Visitors should stay at least six feet away from people outside their immediate household. That includes while hiking, bicycling, walking, strolling on Sand Beach, or while transiting parking areas… (click image above to READ MORE)
March 23, 2020

Response to COVID-19

Friends of Acadia prioritizes the health and safety of our members, volunteers, staff, and communities. We thank people in advance for their patience if some inquiries or responses are inadvertently delayed in this process. Our physical offices at 43 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor have been closed until further notice, so please be in touch by phone or email as our staff works from remote locations…
March 17, 2020

Updates

Earth Day Roadside Cleanup Canceled

We are sorry to announce that the 2020 Friends of Acadia Earth Day Roadside Cleanup on April 25th is canceled this year due to the ongoing stay-at-home orders issued by the governor to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Carriage Roads To Remain Closed

The carriage roads in the park were closed to all users beginning Thursday March 12 to provide time for the roads dry out and become firm enough to prevent damage to their gravel surface. Because of Coronavirus-related closures on March 26, the carriage roads will remain closed until further notice.

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#AcadiaLove 2020

#AcadiaLove2020 Every year we put a call out in the Friends of Acadia E-News and on social media for stories of…
February 13, 2020

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